Tagged: Michael Salinger

Apple draws antitrust suspicions

Federal antitrust enforcers are considering a probe into Apple Inc. after changes in the company’s licensing agreement with iPhone application developers that forbids the use of software tools other than Apple’s to build programs or the transmission of analytical data to third parties like advertisers.  It’s yet to be decided if the inquiry would be conducted […]

Intel settles antitrust case with AMD

Intel, the world’s largest maker of computer processors, will pay $1.25 billion to its biggest competitor, Advanced Micro Devices, to settle all antitrust and patent suits.  School of Management Professor Michael Salinger, a former director of the Federal Trade Commission (which also is investigating Intel), applauds the settlement. “It’s a substantial settlement, which represents an […]

Children’s strollers recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled a million childen’s strollers made by the Maclaren USA company after reports that a side hinge had sliced off fingertips of a dozen children.  School of Management Professor Michael Salinger, a former Federal Trade Commission director, says the issue of what the CPSC should be regulating is a hard […]