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  • FTC: Intel settlement a win for consumers

    The Federal Trade Commission is trumpeting its settlement with Intel Corp. as a victory for consumers who have overpaid for computer chips for a decade, though computer buyers shouldn't expect a sudden drop in prices.


  • FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz is seen through the curtains during a news conference at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in Washington on Aug. 4, 2010, to discuss the Intel antitrust case. (Associated Press)

    FTC says computer buyers benefit from Intel deal

    The Federal Trade Commission is trumpeting its settlement with Intel Corp. as a victory for consumers who have overpaid for computer chips for a decade, though computer buyers shouldn't expect a sudden drop in prices.


  • Intel's antitrust tangles, and FTC settlement

    The Federal Trade Commission and Intel Corp. say they have settled an antitrust case against the chip-maker. Intel is the world's No. 1 maker of microprocessors, the "brains" of personal computers.


  • Intel to change practices in FTC settlement

    Intel has agreed to change some of its practices to settle a federal antitrust lawsuit alleging a decade of abuse.


  • Intel, FTC settle antitrust case, as expected

    Intel Corp. has settled an antitrust lawsuit filed against it by the Federal Trade Commission.


  • FTC extends antitrust settlement talks with Intel

    Federal regulators will take at least two more weeks to work out details of a proposed agreement with Intel Corp. to settle charges that the giant chipmaker violated antitrust laws.


  • Nestle reaches settlement over Boost health claims

    A subsidiary of Nestle S.A. has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over claims of false advertising in its promotion of a children's drink.


  • Nestle, supplement co. settle federal ad cases

    A Nestle subsidiary has agreed to stop advertising that its children's drink Boost Kid Essentials can prevent illness, increase immunity and reduce school absences, the Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday in announcing two settlements.


  • This is a high efficiency compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulb. Associated Press

    EDITORIAL: Light-bulb grabbers at it again

    In the midst of an economic crisis, troubles in Afghanistan and various terrorist threats around the globe, the last thing on the minds of Americans is the light bulb. That didn't stop the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) earlier this month from releasing 91 pages of regulations that will force manufacturers to revise their packaging and make costly compact fluorescent bulbs appear more appealing to consumers.


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