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  • Justice Department's landmark judgment against Microsoft will expire

     
    The Department of Justice's 10-year-old antitrust judgment against Microsoft will expire on Thursday, marking the end of what is perhaps the most famous U.S. antitrust action against a technology company. The judgment barred Microsoft from anti-...
  • Senators grill AT&T and T-Mobile CEOs over their proposed merger

     
    Skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday interrogated the chief executives of AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA about their proposed merger, raising concerns that the $39-billion deal would increase prices for wireless consumers by creating a market dominated by two...
  • Feds and Lucasfilm settle probe into recruiting practices

     
    This time the force was against George Lucas. The company founded by the "Star Wars" creator, Lucasfilm, reached a settlement with the Justice Department over recruiting practices. The settlement dealt with the common practice of giving a rival a heads-...
  • Your weekly ScamWatch

     
    Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Telemarketing fraud -- The FBI wants to help you avoid giving your money to criminals on the telephone. Once you fall victim to telemarketing fraud, you’ll......
  • Sen. Franken wants Justice Dept. to investigate Comcast

     
    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), who has been outspoken about his concerns with Comcast Corp.'s proposed deal to take over control of NBC Universal, has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the cable giant was violating antitrust rules. In a........
  • Smaller, less-expensive shows still work in concert industry's summer of 'doom and gloom'

     
    Audience members watch a music performance at Lincoln Hall, a smaller venue that's been successful in its first year open. (Tribune photo by Andrew A. Nelles) The arena and amphitheater-level concert industry – a cornerstone of rock touring since the......
  • Antitrust regulators clear Google's purchase of AdMob

     
    The Federal Trade Commission unanimously approved Google Inc.’s $750-million acquisition of AdMob Inc., clearing the way for the Internet giant to accelerate its push into mobile advertising. The FTC said it examined but ultimately rejected claims...
  • US Supreme Court ruling against the NFL could impact labor negotiations

     
    The NFL disagrees, but experts say the U.S. Supreme Court???s ruling today in the American Needle case could bolster the NFL Players Association in its ongoing labor negotiations with the league. The Supreme Court ruled unanimously the league could not......
  • The Morning Fix: Gores back in Miramax mix! Justice Department nibbling at Apple. CBS and Fox crow! 'SATC 2'! Can you feel the excitement?

     
    After the coffee. Before figuring out which "Sex and the City" character is me. Back to the drawing board. With the Weinstein Co. and Ron Burkle out of the picture (for now anyway), Walt Disney Co. is resuming talks with......
  • Webliography: The cost of text messaging

     
    What Carriers Aren’t Eager to Tell You About Texting by Randall Stross, New York Times, December 26, 2008 University of Leicester space scientist says texting is at least four times more expensive than receiving scientific data from space, news release....
  • Lollapalooza one of many festivals with exclusivity clauses

     
    Though Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan has reportedly opened an antitrust investigation over Lollapalooza’s exclusivity clauses in artist contracts, restricting when and where festival bands can play competing shows in the Chicago area, these...