Moviemaker Lucasfilm Ltd. settles case alleging it engaged in anticompetitive employment practices to preclude bidding wars for industry's top animators, US antitrust lawyers said Tuesday.
In America, second chances are, if not quite a constitutional right, a cherished value. And the power of presidents and governors to pardon lawbreakers and commute sentences can take on special significance. Such enormous executive powers are often misused, critics say, but they can also provide snapshots of Americans' political and cultural priorities. Many pardons occur around Christmas, in a nod to the spirit of the season. Also, around that time, many American's aren't paying much attention to the news – and some outgoing leaders are making their final decisions. Here are the Top 6 cases of pardon or clemency in 2010.
In a January 2008 meeting with Chinese businessmen, billionaire Sir Richard Branson agreed 'that British entrepreneurs are overeducated and that schooling does not prepare one for entering the business world.'
Gmail calls to the US and Canada will remain free until at least the end of 2011. Does that mean Google has had a tough time attracting interest to its VoIP platform?
4G phone service from AT&T, expected to be offered next year, will have more capacity with purchase of Qualcomm spectrum.
Yao Ming, China's star basketball player, incurred an injury that some say could end his season or even his career – though others with the same injury have rebounded.
BlackBerry shipments reach 14.2 million units in the third quarter, mostly outside the United States.
Smartphones, tablets, and other technology are at the heart of a series of patent-infringement suits filed by Nokia against Apple.
A Verizon iPhone would attract millions of consumers, one analyst says – and that's bad news for AT&T.