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Microsoft files more documents to avoid EU fine

Microsoft submitted the latest batch of technical information about its Windows operating system to the European Commission antitrust department Thursday, meeting the last in a string of deadlines imposed by the regulator over the past two years.

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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

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