Tablets For Schools, Generic Drug Court Case, Microsoft Fined $732m, Best Buy Limits Telecommuting

- March 6, 2013 12:44 PM
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News Corporation’s education division, now headed by the former chancellor of New York City schools Joel I. Klein, is seeking to break into the public school market with its new Amplify Tablet, a 10-inch Android tablet marketed to K-12 students.

Are generic drugs supposed to be cheaper? Later this month the U.S. Supreme Court will be hearing a case that pits generic drug makers against government officials, drug chains and insurers, who accuse the companies of violating the Sherman Antitrust Act.

The European Commission has fined Microsoft $732 million for failing to comply with an antitrust settlement, which contained an agreement to offer consumers a choice of Internet browsers.

One week after Yahoo announced its decision to ban working from home, Best Buy is following suit by limiting its telecommuting program. Now its 4,000 non-store employees would need their managers’ permission to work remotely.

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