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  • Family Dollar rejects $8.9-billion takeover bid from Dollar General

    Family Dollar Stores Inc. rejected an $8.9-billion takeover offer from rival Dollar General Corp., citing antitrust concerns that prompted the company to reaffirm its support for a less lucrative deal with smaller Dollar Tree Inc. Dollar Tree's offer...
  • Dollar General won't back off Family Dollar acquisition

    Dollar General said Thursday that it won't back off its attempt to buy Family Dollar, after the North Carolina-based retailer rejected its bid and stuck with plans to be acquired instead by Dollar Tree. The swift rejection, coming just four days after...
  • Sprint, T-Mobile duke it out with new unlimited plans

    Sprint, T-Mobile duke it out with new unlimited plans
    After antitrust concerns sank a Sprint and T-Mobile merger this summer, the two carriers are now duking it out for customers with new unlimited data packages announced Thursday morning. Sprint introduced a $60 monthly plan that features unlimited talk,...
  • Family Dollar rejects Dollar General, will stick with Dollar Tree

    Family Dollar rejected a $9.7 billion upset bid from rival Dollar General on Thursday, and will instead stick with Dollar Tree, which agreed to buy the company in July. The vote by Family Dollar's board of directors to reject Dollar General was...
  • China taps South Korea for ideas in Qualcomm antitrust case

    BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese antitrust officials have met with their South Korean counterparts to discuss violations by U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc , sources said, as Beijing reaches out to regulators overseas to complete a case that could result...
  • Toyota to cut prices of Lexus auto parts in China amid anti-trust concerns

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday that it would cut prices of auto parts for its luxury Lexus models in China, following similar moves by its German rivals, in response to heightened regulatory scrutiny over anti-trust issues....
  • Getting their due [Commentary]

    Getting their due [Commentary]
    Two recent major developments may revolutionize major college sports, potentially to the benefit of long-exploited college athletes. It's about time. On August 7 the National Collegiate Athletic Association decreed that the five major conferences...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • Dollar General bids $8.9 billion for Family Dollar, topping rival move

    Dollar General bids $8.9 billion for Family Dollar, topping rival move
    Dollar General Corp. launched a bidding war for Family Dollar Stores on Monday, offering $8.9 billion for the chain and besting rival Dollar Tree's bid last month. Three weeks after Dollar Tree offered $74.50 a share, or about $8.5 billion for Family...
  • China January - July FDI falls for first time in 17 months

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign direct investment inflows in January-July fell for the first time in 17 months compared with the same period a year earlier, as firms from Japan, Europe and the United States cut spending in the manufacturing sector....
  • 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...