Monopoly
A monopoly (from Greek monos μόνος (alone or single) + polein πωλεῖν (to sell)) exists when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of a particular commodity (this contrasts with a mono...
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Is It Time to Break Up Google?
Let’s face it: The biggest tech companies are monopolies.
CORPORATE FASCISTS: Google Fires Employee Who Wrote 10-Page Memo Critiquing Company's Leftist Monopoly
The Google Revolutionary Brigade has reportedly offed an anonymous employee who had the temerity to pen a 10-page memorandum suggesting that Google’s diversity policies were based on bad science and w...
Home builder confidence soared to highest level in 12 years as Trump rolls back regulations
The nation's home builders couldn't be happier with President Donald Trump's first move to remove strict environmental rules.
Herman Cain Comes Forward To Expose NASTY Truth Behind Epi-Pen Scandal
There is the free market, and then there is the government manipulated free market. One is based purely on supply and demand while the other picks winners and losers and provides advantages to the con...
Uber's Self-Driving Cars Will Pick Up Their First Customers This Month
Uber's self-driving taxis will get their first real-world test in Pittsburgh this month, with the semi-autonomous vehicles assigned at random to customers using the company's app. According to a r...
Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is 'Five-Alarm Threat' To Food And Farms: Legal Experts
A new legal opinion penned by two former Justice Department officials bolsters warnings that the proposed merger between agroindustrial giants Bayer and Monsanto "is a five-alarm threat to our food su...
Uber Drivers Remain Independent Contractors As lawsuit Settled
Uber has agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle a class-action lawsuit which resolves a major challenge to its business model by allowing the ride-hailing service to keep its California and Massac...
The Problem With Profits | Big Firms In The United States Have Never Had It So Good. Time For More Competition.
AMERICA used to be the land of opportunity and optimism. Now opportunity is seen as the preserve of the elite: two-thirds of Americans believe the economy is rigged in favour of vested interests. And ...
Uber Cuts Rates In Escalating NYC Cab Wars
Uber is going for the jugular in the escalating Big Apple cab wars — with a substantial drop in prices that was scheduled to go into effect Friday morning, The Post has learned. The price drop means t...
Airbus' Removable Cabin Patent Is An Exciting Glimpse Into The Future
Airbus has received a patent for a new feature that could not only revolutionise aeroplane design but would completely eradicate one of flying's biggest annoyances. It's a removable cabin. Passengers ...
Boeing Patents Flying Drone That Turns Into A Submarine
This April, the US Patent and Trademark Office approved an application from Boeing's Nathan Hiller for a "rapid deployment air and water vehicle." According to Boeing, the patented craft could be carr...
Pangea Delivers Data-Over-Voice Infrastructure In Emerging Markets
One of the most interesting problems facing the technology industry is getting the billions of unconnected people around the world online. Pangea, which presented onstage at Disrupt NY by three romani...
Apple patent for viral advertising in cross-platform social media
Apple has been granted a patent for a new viral advertising management system that can track ads or media content as it is shared via different methods, such as email, texts and social networks like F...
Google Patents 'Creepy' Internet Toys To Run The Home
Google's R&D team has looked into making internet-connected toys that control smart home appliances. The firm has published a patent that describes devices that would turn their heads towards users an...
History of monopoly
The history of monopoly pertains to the historical tendency of a successful commercial enterprise to dominate an industry. The practice started during Advanced Industrialization with such companies as...
Cartel
In economics, a cartel is an agreement between competing firms to control prices or exclude entry of a new competitor in a market. It is a formal organization of sellers or buyers that agree to fix se...
Predatory pricing
Predatory pricing (also undercutting) is a pricing strategy where a product or service is set at a very low price, intending to drive competitors out of the market, or create barriers to entry for pot...
Legal monopoly
A legal monopoly, statutory monopoly, or de jure monopoly is a monopoly that is protected by law from competition. A statutory monopoly may take the form of a government monopoly where the state owns ...
Nationalization
Nationalization (American English), (British and Commonwealth spelling nationalisation) is the process of taking a private industry or private assets into public ownership by a national government or ...
Patent law
A patent (/ˈpætənt/ or /ˈpeɪtənt/) is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an in...
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Copyright
Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country, that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to its use and distribution, usually for a limited time, with the intention of ...
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Competition law
Competition law is a law that promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies. Competition law is implemented through public and private enforcemen...
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Sherman Antitrust Act
The Sherman Antitrust Act (Sherman Act, 26 Stat. 209, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1–7) is a landmark federal statute in the history of United States antitrust law (or "competition law") passed by...
Bank of England
The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom and the model on which most modern central banks have been based. Established i...
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