Johnson & Johnson Owes California $344 Million in Pelvic Mesh Suit

With a massive $344 million judgment Thursday against Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of its pelvic mesh devices to women and their doctors, California secured the first court finding that the medical device company engaged in false and deceptive business practices.

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EU Fines NBCUniversal for Restricting Film Merchandise Sales

European Union authorities have fined NBCUniversal for restricting cross-border sales of “Jurassic Park” toys, “Minions” school bags, “Big Lebowski” mugs and other licensed film merchandise, in the bloc’s latest regulatory effort to enforce the competition rules governing its single market.

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‘Fortnite’ Creator Ducks Bulk of Boy’s Suit Over In-App Purchases

It doesn’t take long for anyone who has ever played a free online video game to realize that those games do cost money – sometimes a lot.  This is why video game companies eventually came up with the idea to call them “free to play,” denoting that there will at some point come a time when the user is compelled to pull out their credit card.

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UK Blocks Sainsbury’s Merger With Walmart Unit Asda

British regulators blocked Sainsbury’s $9.4 billion purchase of Walmart’s Asda unit on Thursday amid concerns the deal would have increased prices and reduced the quality and range of products available. For Walmart, it’s another setback as it tries to refocus its international operations on higher-growth markets.

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