#<p><strong><a href="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/DSCN3933-e1433926743684.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-159144" src="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/DSCN3933-300x225.jpg" alt="Taiwan scene - pic Mike Magee" width="300" height="225" /></a>The Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission</strong> (FTC) fined 10 manufacturers making aluminium and tantalum capacitors for fixing prices between themselves.</p>
<p>The FTC doled out fines amounting to $175.5 million after it found the companies had been colluding on pricing.</p>
<p>According to the <em>Taipei Times</em>, the FTC, in collaboration with international antitrust authorities, started the investigation last year and procured evidence showing the firms had broken laws between 2005 and January last year.… <a href="http://www.techeye.net/chips/component-makers-fined-for-price-cartels" class="read-more">Read the rest</a></p>