Apple Inc., Amazon.com and others will pay $12 billion to settle antitrust lawsuits

The Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday that it would pay $2 billion to resolve antitrust lawsuits against three technology companies, including Apple Inc. and Amazon.Com Inc., over alleged anticompetitive practices.The cases, which were brought by a group of American companies, are the latest chapter in the history of the US antitrust system, which has…

When you’re a chip, chipmunk, chip-slinging golf, chiplapping golf, chipsmashing golf,chipmunching golf

The chipmunch-sledging golfing phenomenon is well underway, with more than 40 different chip-playing golf courses all around the country being launched over the last couple of years.But it all started with a small group of avid chip players in a garage in San Diego.They wanted to find a golf course to play in the city,…