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2006-11-01 03:10:00

An obscure corner of the semiconductor industry became an international battleground Tuesday as Sony Corp. became the fifth company ensnared in a U.S. Department of Justice antitrust probe into the sales of a particular type of memory chip.

2006-08-28 11:51:18

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's antitrust watchdog has obtained a prohibition order against Sotheby's auction house aimed at preventing it from illegal price-fixing schemes like the one it engaged in with Christie's six years ago.

2006-03-01 14:00:33

By Peter Kaplan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday handed a legal victory to patent-holding companies, making it easier for them to tie the sale of their patented products to other products they sell.

2005-06-30 14:49:25

By Aine Gallagher and David Lawsky BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and China plungedinto a second trade row on Thursday -- this time over shoes --but Brussels said a deal was still possible over Beijing'ssurging footwear exports.

2005-06-30 12:47:21

By Aine Gallagher and David Lawsky BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and China plungedinto a second trade spat on Thursday -- this time over shoes --but Brussels said a deal was still possible over Beijing'ssurging footwear exports.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.