The DoJ launches an investigation into whether IBM (IBM) is abusing its monopoly of the...

|By:, SA News Editor

The DoJ launches an investigation into whether IBM (IBM) is abusing its monopoly of the mainframe computer market. Trade group Computer and Communications Industry Association - backed by IBM rivals like Microsoft (MSFT) and Oracle (ORCL) - contends IBM stymied competition in the mainframe market and blocked competitors and potential partners from licensing its software.