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  • Qualcomm shows off robot technology, but mum on China dispute

    Qualcomm shows off robot technology, but mum on China dispute
    Qualcomm Inc executives showed off robots made with smartphone technology at an annual developer conference on Thursday, but they steered clear of talking about China, a key growth market where the chipmaker is entangled in an antitrust investigation....
  • China fines drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million in bribery case

    China fines drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million in bribery case
    China on Friday leveled a half-billion-dollar fine against British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline after an investigation concluded that the company bribed physicians and hospitals to use its products. One company executive was given a suspended three-year...
  • Dollar General solicits votes against Family Dollar deal

    Dollar General on Friday ratcheted up its fight to break up a planned acquisition of Family Dollar by a third company, launching an effort to solicit shareholders to vote against the deal. The solicitation, filed Friday with the Securities and Exchange...
  • China fines Glaxo $492 million in bribery case

    China on Friday leveled a nearly half-billion-dollar fine against British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline after an investigation concluded that the company bribed physicians and hospitals to use its products. The company's ex-country manager was given a...
  • Steve Almond: 5 myths about the NFL

    Steve Almond: 5 myths about the NFL
    Over the past few weeks, Americans have been confronted by a slew of scandals besieging our most popular sport. Outrage over the off-the-field violence of star running backs Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson has been accompanied by the revelation that the...
  • 'Mr. Confession' and his boss drive China's antitrust crusade

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A signboard at the top of a staircase in the ageing Beijing offices of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) directs lawyers and company officials to numbered conference rooms for antitrust meetings. The printed list...
  • Vikings welcome back child abuser, NFL stays silent

    Vikings welcome back child abuser, NFL stays silent
    Dear Vikings, you’re despicable.  Dear NFL, you’re worse. The Vikings welcomed back child-beating running back Adrian Peterson and homophobic assistant coach Mike Priefer. On the same day. Ladies and gentlemen, there’s a new favorite...
  • Treasury's Lew warned China on antitrust probes of foreign firms: WSJ

    Treasury's Lew warned China on antitrust probes of foreign firms: WSJ
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has written to the Chinese government warning that a recent spate of antitrust investigations against foreign companies could have serious implications for U.S.-China relations, the Wall Street...
  • China anti-trust regulator fines Volkswagen JV and Chrysler unit

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's anti-monopoly regulator on Thursday announced its first-ever punishment of foreign carmakers for price-fixing, fining a Chinese venture of Volkswagen AG and the China sales unit of Fiat's Chrysler a combined $46 million....
  • Pfizer, Ranbaxy win dismissal of lawsuit over generic Lipitor

    (Reuters - Pfizer Inc and India's Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd on Friday won dismissal of a U.S. antitrust lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to delay sales of generic versions of the best-selling cholesterol drug Lipitor. U.S. District Judge Peter Sheridan...
  • China's antitrust regulators defend probes; Qualcomm inquiry nearly over

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's three anti-monopoly regulators on Thursday launched a vigorous defense of their recent investigations into foreign companies, which have prompted mounting international criticism, and said they are not targeting multinational...