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Submission + - Microsoft Subsidizing PCs Set To Use Bing By Default (itworld.com)

jfruh writes: If this were 1999, anti-trust authorities would be furious: Microsoft is letting OEMs sell Windows PCs without paying royalties for the OS as long as everything is set by default to use Bing as the main search engine. But this is 2014, and Microsoft's stranglehold on the computer industry is nowhere near as tight as it once was, and it's mostly an attempt to fend off Chrome machines at the low end.
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Microsoft Subsidizing PCs Set To Use Bing By Default

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