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  • EA to settle NFL lawsuit? [Updated]

     
    Electronic Arts set aside $27 million to potentially settle a lawsuit, which the company did not identify but is most likely to be a case filed against EA by former NFL players....
  • School districts warned about millions in expiring technology funds

     
    School districts' expiring technology funds: California officials have urged school districts and charter schools to use $66 million in vouchers to buy technology before they expire next year....
  • Rhum Agricole

     
    A pilgrimage to Martinique finds cane consummated as a heavenly spirit made from freshly pressed sugarcane wine...
  • Congress to hold hearings on Universal-EMI merger

     
    Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) plans to hold antitrust hearings on Universal's proposed merger with EMI....
  • The euro has failed

    The euro has failed
    Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies. Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...
  • Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., special counsel during S&L crisis

    Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., special counsel during S&L crisis
    Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., a retired partner in the Baltimore law firm of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston who was Maryland's special counsel during the 1985 savings and loan crisis, died Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist...
  • European regulators to deliberate Universal-EMI deal Friday

    European regulators to deliberate Universal-EMI deal Friday
    The European Commission's competition committee is scheduled Friday to deliberate whether it will approve Universal Music Group's proposed $2.2-billion merger with EMI Music, according to industry officials. If approved by antitrust regulators in...
  • E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil

    E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil
    Publishing insiders worry that a decisive court ruling benefiting retailer Amazon.com Inc. will undermine an industry already struggling with the transition to e-books. A federal court Thursday approved a settlement between the Justice Department and...
  • Microsoft could owe billions in antitrust battle

    Microsoft could owe billions in antitrust battle
    Microsofthas gotten caught up once again in an antitrust battle over its Internet Explorer browser -- and this time, it could cost the company billions. European regulators claim that Microsoft failed to comply with a 2009 commitment to give PC users...
  • Visa, MasterCard Settle Antitrust Case

    Visa, MasterCard Settle Antitrust Case
    NEW YORK -- Visa, MasterCard and a group of other large financial firms agreed Friday to forfeit a total of $7.25 billion to settle a massive anti-trust case brought by retailers. Visa said in a statement that its share of the settlement is $4.4 billion;...
  • Universal EMI deal heats up in Europe

    Universal EMI deal heats up in Europe
    The climate is heating up for Universal Music Group in Brussels as the company shuttles its proposal to buy EMI's recorded music business through Europe's labyrinthine antitrust approval process. The pending $1.9-billion acquisition, announced in...