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2014-02-06 12:23:10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ruling released publicly on February 6, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission dismissed its accusations that McWane, Inc. colluded or conspired with its competitors to fix prices in the water works fittings markets. This dismissal leaves in place Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell's complete rejection of the Commission's conspiracy claims, which he found to be nothing more than "unpersuasive" and "unsupported speculation" that...

2010-03-27 09:45:00

New "Ëœsmart' meters that are being designed to help deliver electricity more efficiently have been put on the spot by computer-security researchers, who say flaws in the devices will let hackers tamper with the power grid, which was impossible with the old meters. According to a recent report by the Associated Press, the new meters will also be vulnerable to attackers who want to harass individual customers by jacking up their power bills, and possibly in the future,...

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