Adobe, Microsoft Could Be Headed to Court Over PDF Support
Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Latest News about Microsoft could soon face another private antitrust Latest News about antitrust suit after talks with Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE) Latest News about Adobe broke down over the level of support Microsoft would include for portable document format (PDF) in its upcoming Office 2007 suite.
Reports say Microsoft expects Adobe to file suit, most likely in Europe, where regulators have taken a particularly hard-line stance against Microsoft of late, after talks between the two companies broke down in recent weeks.
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At issue is apparently the ability of Office 2007 users to save a variety of Office document formats -- such as those in Word, Excel or PowerPoint format -- as PDF files. Adobe may feel such a feature poses a threat to its Acrobat software, a paid version of which enables users to do the same thing....
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