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Today: April 22, 2014

April 27, 1995

Justice Department Sues to Block Microsoft Purchase of Intuit

The Justice Department sues to block Microsoft Corp.'s purchase of Intuit, saying the deal could lead to higher software prices and diminish innovation. The suit is one of many in the ongoing struggle between Microsoft and the federal government over the company's domination of the software industry.