Lithium ion batterySony became the first defendant to settle claims in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) alleging that lithium-ion battery makers including Sony, Toshiba Corp., NEC Corp and LG Chem America and others, violated antitrust laws by fixing the prices of lithium-ion batteries sold to both direct purchasers and consumers.

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MonitorMultiple electronics makers have agreed to settle with a class of direct purchasers in a class action pending in California federal court.

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Data SecurityA short time ago, it was revealed that a massive computer breach had exposed the personal information of thousands of current and former Sony employees.

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Walt-Disney-LogoA lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in San Jose, California, names a number of employers of technical and creative employees as defendants.

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