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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.

Toshiba Fined $87 Million In Price Fixing Scheme, Might Not Pay
2012-07-04 12:06:49

Japan electronics company Toshiba has just been ordered to pay $87 million in damages, thanks to a northern California judge and an alleged price-fixing scheme.

Apple, Amazon, And The DOJ
2012-05-25 04:24:29

Apple had some tough words for the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday as they accused them of siding “with monopoly, rather than competition” when they sued Apple and 6 publishers for allegedly price-fixing their e-books.


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