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Macmillan Finally Settles
2013-02-08 19:06:43

Today, the DOJ has announced that they’ve accepted a settlement from Macmillan for price fixing e-books, leaving only Apple to continue the fight.

LCD TV Makers Penalized In China For Price-Fixing
2013-01-04 12:44:07

Those screen manufacturers who have been previously convicted of price-fixing have now met justice in China. LG, Samsung and 4 other Taiwanese companies have been fined a total of $56 million.

LG, Philips Face EU Fines
2012-11-11 10:48:30

Philips and LG Electronics, along with four other top electronics manufacturers, are facing hefty European Union (EU) fines at the end of the month for price fixing cathode-ray tubes.

EU Favors Amazon Over Apple in eBook Battle
2012-11-06 18:55:45

The antitrust investigation into Apple for their alleged attempts to fix the prices of eBooks in Europe is coming to a close, with Amazon emerging victorious.

New iPad Could Have AO Optronics Panel: Rumor
2012-09-13 07:15:21

In March, Taiwanese display maker AU Optronics was convicted by the US Department of Justice on claims of fixing the prices of LCD screens. On Tuesday, the DOJ asked a federal judge to impose a hefty $1 billion fine on AUO for allegedly participating in this price fixing scheme.

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2012-09-08 07:15:02

The U.S. Justice Department's proposed settlement with three electronic book publishers accused of participating in a price-fixing scheme has been approved by a federal judge.

Optical Drive Makers Turn To Cartel To Keep Their Business Afloat
2012-07-25 05:47:16

The European Commission has just sent out 13 Statement of Objection letters to members of an alleged CD and DVD drive cartel.

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2012-07-23 21:18:41

Apple and the Department of Justice have been exchanging harsh words in the ongoing ebook price-fixing investigation.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.