Archive for the Micro Chapter 10 Category

Will Mobile Phone Rates Fall as Shaw Buys Wind Mobile ?

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The Globe & Mail reported that Shaw Communications is buying Wind Mobile in  a $1.6 billion deal. Primarily a cable and telecommunications company, Shaw wants to compete in the mobile phone business.  Share prices of the big 3 wireless provider — BCE, Rogers, Telus — fell on the […]

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Bell Pays $1.25 million Penalty for Fake Online Reviews

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The Globe & Mail reported in October that “BCE Inc. has agreed to pay a $1.25-million penalty after the company’s staffers wrote online reviews of Bell products and services without disclosing their ties to Bell. It is the first penalty of its kind imposed by the Competition […]

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Game Theory

Beautiful-Mind

The best way to engage students with the abstract, mathematical techniques of game theory is to show the clip of the bar scene from A Beautiful Mind. This film about John Nash (based on the book by Sylvia Nasser) won the 2001 Oscar for Best Picture. Many […]

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