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rpm

(mechanics)

rpm

Abbr. for “revolutions per minute.”

RPM

(operating system, tool)
A Unix package-management system that helps installation of software packages; similar to an install program.

rpm

(2)
rotation per minute

RPM

(1) (Revolutions Per Minute) With electric and electronics devices, RPM measures the rotational speed of the motor's spindle. Floppy disks rotate at 300 RPM, while hard disks rotate from 3,000 to 15,000 RPM. CD and DVD platters typically rotate in the range of 2,000-5,000 RPM.

(2) (Revenue Per Thousand) The amount of advertising revenue a website receives for ads on every one thousand page views that it delivers to the public. RPM includes all the ads on the page whether paid by click-throughs or impressions paid in bulk. See pay-per-click, click-through rate, CPA, CPL, CPM and eCPM.

(3) (Remote Patient Monitoring) Analyzing a person's health in the home. It includes stand-alone devices such as blood pressure and glucose monitors, as well as wireless devices that use the patient's home network to keep physicians informed in real time. See healthcare IT.

(4) (Remote Print Manager) Software from Brooks Internet Software, Inc. (www.brooksnet.com) that prints output from IBM mainframes (System z), AS/400s (System i) and Unix, Linux and OpenVMS computers on printers connected to Windows machines via the LPD protocol. It turns a Windows PC into an LPD print server and also transforms output previously destined for wide, green and white striped computer paper to page-sized documents. See LPD.
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However, resale price maintenance keeps its unlucky status as a "mortal sin" from the market integration perspective.
Hence exclusive dealing and resale price maintenance can be viewed as substitutes for firms that also use exclusive territories.
the principal theory discussed by the {Leegin} Court and relied upon by resale price maintenance advocates is the "free rider" theory, under which resale price maintenance can benefit consumers because the higher prices may induce retailers to provide pre-sale services that promote interbrand competition and otherwise would not be provided").
The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to determine whether vertical minimum resale price maintenance schemes, such as those employed by Leegin Creative Products, Inc.
Efficiencies without economists: The early years of resale price maintenance.
section] 1 (2000)), amending the Sherman Act to legalize resale price maintenance and thus effectively overturning the Court's decision in Dr.
Ten years ago the court applied the same principle to maximum resale price maintenance agreements (State Oil Co.
Demand Uncertainty, Inventories, and Resale Price Maintenance.
It is the first decision regarding resale price maintenance and confirms, in the area of vertical restraints, the Commission's strict policy on price fixing practices", said EU Competition Commissioner Mario Monti.
The move came after a High Court judge abolished the 30-year-old Resale Price Maintenance law which let drug makers set minimum charges.