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U.S. Fines Hitachi $55.5 Million for Price-Fixing

Hitachi Automotive Systems agreed to plead guilty to fixing the price of shock absorbers installed in U.S. autos and to pay a criminal fine of $55.48 million, the Justice Department said in a statement on Tuesday. 133 more words

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A Judge Says Uber's Background Check of a Lawsuit Rival Is 'Arguably' Criminal

A federal judge on Monday banned Uber and its CEO Travis Kalanick from using information obtained in a background check of a plaintiff bringing a price-fixing lawsuit, saying the firm that conducted the investigation engaged in “arguably” criminal conduct. 251 more words

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Apple Refunds Customers $400 Million In E-Book Price Fixing Settlement

MOUNTAIN VIEW (KCBS) — Three years after Apple was found guilty of price-fixing e-books, customers are finally getting compensated.

According to the law firm at the center of the case, Apple will pay out $400 million dollars to customers who bought e-books from Amazon, Kobo, Barnes and Noble and Apple. 93 more words

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Apple To Begin Issuing Refunds In E-Book Settlement Case June 22

Three months after the Supreme Court left Apple on the hook for $450 million in the settlement of a 2012 antitrust case against the company and five major book publishers, the tech giant is poised to begin handing out… 454 more words

Uber’s Investigator Allegedly Impersonated Journalist to Dig Up Dirt On Price-Fixing Accuser

First, Uber threatened to target critical journalists by digging into their personal lives. Now, as uncovered by Ars Technica, they’re hiring private investigators to impersonate journalists… 281 more words

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The Courtroom Telepath

Aldo Tikva experienced personal tragedy when he failed to win acceptance into a number of law schools in different cities.

Again and again, the entrance examinations or the interviews were an impossible barrier for him. 2,887 more words

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