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  • China's antitrust regulator says Qualcomm case to be settled soon

    The Chinese government said on Friday that it will soon settle its antitrust investigation of U.S. mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the country's anti-monopoly regulator which launched a probe of the...
  • Leading European truckmakers operated cartel for 14 years: FT

    Top European truckmakers operated a cartel for 14 years to delay the progress of emissions-reducing technology, the Financial Times reported, citing leaked documents in a European Commission investigation. The newspaper said that one of the documents...
  • Family Dollar: Not enough votes to adopt Dollar Tree deal yet

    Family Dollar Inc. adjourned a special meeting of shareholders to vote on the company's potential acquisition by smaller rival Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree Inc. to Jan. 22 from Tuesday. Family Dollar said it adjourned the meeting as there were not...
  • Family Dollar adjourns shareholder meeting on Dollar Tree deal

    Family Dollar Inc shareholders voted not to proceed with a vote on an agreed takeover by Dollar Tree Inc in the face of a higher hostile bid from Dollar General Corp . Dollar General, the biggest U.S. discount retailer, took its $9.1 billion offer...
  • Family Dollar delays vote on Dollar Tree deal until Jan. 22

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Investors and employees waiting to see what happens to Family Dollar Stores will have to wait a little longer. The Matthews-based retailer adjourned Tuesday's shareholder meeting before a vote on a proposed sale to Dollar Tree, saying...
  • Delaware court denies request to block Family Dollar shareholder vote

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. A Delaware Chancery Court judge has denied a request to block shareholders from voting on Family Dollar Stores' proposed sale to Dollar Tree, saying stockholders should have the "opportunity to decide for themselves" on the transaction. A...
  • Apple wins iPod antitrust case, dodges potential $1-billion liability

    A federal jury sided with Apple Inc. on Tuesday, ruling that the tech giant did not violate antitrust laws when it blocked music downloaded from rivals from playing on iPods. The unanimous decision ended a decade-long class-action suit that could have...
  • Jury sides with Apple in iPod antitrust case

    OAKLAND, Calif. A federal jury handed Apple a win in a long-running antitrust case on Tuesday, rejecting plaintiffs' claims that the company had sidelined competitors and hiked up prices during the iPod's heyday. After just a few hours of deliberations,...
  • Apple wins ruling in $1-billion antitrust suit over iTunes updates

    An Oakland jury found Tuesday that Apple did not violate federal antitrust laws when it blocked music downloaded from competitors' software from playing on iPods and other devices, ending a nearly decade-long legal battle that could have cost the...
  • iTunes trial: Case over Apple's digital music dominance heads to jury

    OAKLAND, Calif. iTunes 7.0: A landmark improvement to Apple's software for the iPod or an empty update meant to drive out competitors and hike prices for consumers? That will be the $1 billion question for a federal jury in Oakland as they deliberate...
  • Closing arguments begin in trial over Apple iPod, rivals

    A software update forApple Inc's iPod music player was not a productimprovement, but was intended to improperly raise costs forconsumers who wanted to switch to newer devices, an attorney forApple customers said in court. Closing arguments began on...