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  • Tech workers seek to use Steve Jobs evidence in upcoming trial on no-hire accords

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four large technology companies should not be allowed to limit evidence about Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley, according to a court document filed late on Thursday by...
  • Apple cannot escape U.S. states' e-book antitrust cases: judge

    Apple cannot escape U.S. states' e-book antitrust cases: judge
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday lost an attempt to dismiss lawsuits by state attorneys general accusing it of conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote's ruling paves the way for attorneys...
  • Keep Steve Jobs' personality out of trial: tech companies

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed to offer evidence that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was "a bully," four major tech companies argued in a court filing. Tech workers...
  • NeXovation files EU complaint over sale of Nuerburgring

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S.-based investment company NeXovation said on Friday it had filed a complaint with European Union antitrust authorities contesting the outcome of an auction of Germany's historic Nuerburgring race track. NeXovation told...
  • Back9Network Shows Danger Of Comcast Merger

    The national debate over Comcast's bid to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion reached the U.S. Senate Wednesday with James Bosworth and his fledgling golf lifestyle channel playing the role of the little guy caught in the middle. As senators including...
  • Skepticism wells up at Senate hearing on Comcast-Time Warner deal

    A former U.S. Justice Department official warned at a Senate hearing Wednesday in Washington that the $45.2 billion merger of Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. would lead to a dangerously large corporation with "massive tentacles" in the pay-TV and...
  • Holcim announces deal to buy Lafarge

    Holcim announces deal to buy Lafarge
    Holcim of Switzerland unveiled a deal to buy France's Lafarge on Monday to create the world's biggest cement-maker, with $44 billion of annual sales, and launch asset sales worldwide to steer it over antitrust hurdles. The partners billed the industry'...
  • Store closures loom as Safeway sale heads to FTC

    After the proposed sale of Safeway cleared a key hurdle last week, shoppers and Safeway employees are one step closer to knowing what's in store for them. The $9.4 billion deal orchestrated by New York private equity firm Cerberus will merge Safeway, the...
  • How your rising cable bill is making sports teams and star players rich

     How your rising cable bill is making sports teams and star players rich
    Imagine famous football coaches and professional athletes taking a 50% salary cut. University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban's annual salary would be a mere $3.5 million or so. Angels baseball star Albert Pujols would earn just $8 million a year....
  • Comcast, TW Cable Execs Grilled By Skeptical Senators at Merger Hearing

    Senators grilled Comcast and Time Warner Cable executives on an array of competitive concerns over their proposed merger at a Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesday, but one of the most frequently asked questions was very simple: Will consumers see higher...
  • After Motorola parlays Katrina's devastation into telecom riches, new Mississippi system lies fallow

    JACKSON, Miss. Mississippi's governor fought back hard from one of Hurricane Katrina's more exasperating blows a knockout punch to emergency radio systems that forced rescue workers along parts of the Gulf Coast to communicate with hand-carried notes....