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  • 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...
  • National CineMedia, Screenvision Merger Opposed by Justice Department

    The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division is suing to block the proposed merger of cinema advertising networks National CineMedia and Screenvision. Bill Baer, assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division, said that if the $375 million...
  • Germany's top publisher bows to Google in news licensing row

    Germany's top publisher bows to Google in news licensing row
    Germany's biggest news publisher Axel Springer has scrapped a move to block Google from running snippets of articles from its newspapers, saying that the experiment had caused traffic to its sites to plunge. Springer said a two-week-old experiment to...
  • Donald Sterling wants to question Adam Silver in suit against NBA

    Donald Sterling wants to question NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and V. Stiviano in the former Clippers owner’s federal antitrust lawsuit against the league. A filing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles outlined 18 witnesses Sterling...
  • EU lawmakers consider urging Google to be split up

    The European Union’s parliament is considering a proposal that pushes for Google’s dominant search engine business to be split from its other “commercial services,” according to media reports. European lawmakers have long...
  • Class action mailings latest twist in hospital's antitrust troubles

    Thousands of patients served at Evanston, Highland Park and Glenbrook hospitals over the past 14 years were informed by mail this week that they may qualify as members of a class action lawsuit over hospital pricing practices. The lawsuit arises from...
  • Apple's $1-billion antitrust suit goes to trial this week

    After an almost decade-long legal battle in federal court, Apple is facing a jury in Oakland on Tuesday that will decide whether the Cupertino, Calif.-based company violated antitrust laws when it blocked music downloaded from competitors' software from...
  • Jepsen For Re-Election As Attorney General

    Jepsen For Re-Election As Attorney General
    In Richard Blumenthal's long tenure as attorney general, there grew a perception that the office had an anti-business bias. George Jepsen had to deal with that when he was elected to succeed Mr. Blumenthal in 2010. He has. By closing hundreds of dormant...
  • Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing

    Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing
    Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to a court filing. The filing late on Thursday stems from Microsoft Corp's lawsuit...
  • Holiday airfares are rising amid record airline profits

    Holiday airfares are rising amid record airline profits
    The nation's largest airlines are reporting record profits thanks to a stronger economy and declining fuel costs. But don't expect the once-struggling industry to pass its good fortune on to travelers during the upcoming holidays. Instead, airfares...
  • NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction

    NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction
    On Sept. 4, 2010, at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, I was part of what the public address announcer proudly told us was the largest crowd ever to watch a football game anywhere in the world, college or pro. There were 113,090 that day filling the...