News tagged with price competition

Bosch to abandon solar energy business

(AP)—German engineering company Bosch said Friday that it is abandoning its solar energy business, because there is no way to make it economically viable amid overcapacity and huge price pressure in the industry.

dateMar 22, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Apple, e-book publishers, EU find competition deal

(AP)—The European Union's competition watchdog has accepted proposals by four publishers and Apple to end agreements that set retail prices for e-books—a practice the EU feared violated competition rules.

dateDec 13, 2012 in Internet
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Thai finance ministry urges 3G auction probe

Thailand's finance ministry on Friday called for a corruption investigation into the country's auction of third-generation (3G) mobile telephone operating licences because of fears of collusion. ...

dateOct 19, 2012 in Telecom
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Moody's lowers Sony rating outlook

Ratings agency Moody's Tuesday lowered the outlook for Sony's A3 long-term debt rating to "negative" as the global electronics giant faces weakening demand for LCD televisions.

dateOct 18, 2011 in Business
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UNICEF discloses vaccine prices for 1st time

UNICEF is for the first time publicizing what drugmakers charge it for vaccines, as the world's biggest buyer of lifesaving immunizations aims to spark price competition in the face of rising costs.

dateMay 29, 2011 in Medications
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