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Apple conditionally settles ebook price fixing suit for $450 million
Apple conditionally settles ebook price fixing suit for $450 million
Apple has conditionally agreed to pay $450 million to settle claims that it fixed e-book prices in conspiracy with the major book publishers. ...... 16 Jul 2014
Apple finally settles ebook price fixing case, avoids trial
Apple finally settles ebook price fixing case, avoids trial
Apple has reached a settlement with U.S. state governments and consumers who were seeking damages over the company's price fixing of ebooks. ...... 19 Jun 2014 - 4 comments
Panasonic fined over conspiracy to fix prices of laptop batteries, auto parts
Panasonic fined over conspiracy to fix prices of laptop batteries, auto parts
Panasonic will plead guilty to U.S. government charges that it conspired to fix prices of laptop battery packs and auto parts for 15 years. ...... 21 Jul 2013
Apple found guilty of price fixing ebooks along with publishers, penalties forthcoming
Apple found guilty of price fixing ebooks along with publishers, penalties forthcoming
While all the major publishers involved settled before going to trial, Apple tried their luck with a court case. A federal judge has ruled ...... 10 Jul 2013 - 18 comments
How the ITU is leading the way to the 20th century
How the ITU is leading the way to the 20th century
You are likely already aware of the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) which opened in Dubai on Monday. This two week ...... 05 Dec 2012 - 8 comments
Feds seeking $1 billion from price-fixing LCD maker
Feds seeking $1 billion from price-fixing LCD maker
The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking $1 billion from Taiwanese display maker AU Optronics, which has been convicted of price fixing in the LCD market. ...... 13 Sep 2012 - 1 comment
Publishers agree on ebook price-fixing lawsuit settlement pay
Publishers agree on ebook price-fixing lawsuit settlement pay
After being sued over alleged ebook price fixing earlier this year, three publishers instantly settled, avoiding a trial. Those publishers; ...... 31 Aug 2012 - 1 comment
LG, Toshiba will settle in display panel price-fixing case
LG, Toshiba will settle in display panel price-fixing case
LG has confirmed it will pay $380 million to settle a civil lawsuit over LCD price fixing over the last decades. The settlement will be the ...... 13 Jul 2012
Apple, book publisher price fixing trial set for 2013
Apple, book publisher price fixing trial set for 2013
This week, a U.S. judge has set the trial date for the price fixing case brought against Apple and the major book publishers by the U.S. government. ...... 23 Jun 2012 - 1 comment
Simon & Schuster settle in ebook price fixing case
Simon & Schuster settle in ebook price fixing case
Simon & Schuster have settled their long standing ebook price fixing case. Earlier in the year, the US Department of Justice filed an antitrust ...... 18 May 2012
Hitachi, LG plead guilty to price fixing scheme
Hitachi, LG plead guilty to price fixing scheme
Hitachi and LG's joint venture has pleaded guilty to price fixing scheme and will pay a $21.1 million fine. The price fixing and bid-rigging ...... 02 Oct 2011 - 2 comments
Apple and five publishers sued over e-book price fixing
Apple and five publishers sued over e-book price fixing
Apple, along with HarperCollins, Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin and Simon & Schuster, have all been sued today over alleged e-book price fixing. ...... 14 Aug 2011 - 2 comments
     

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