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Qualcomm loses FTC antitrust case, ordered to renegotiate patent licenses

QUALCOMM LOSES FTC ANTITRUST CASE, ORDERED TO RENEGOTIATE PATENT LICENSES

The Federal Trade Commission has won a landmark victory against Qualcomm. The Federal Trade Commission has prevailed in its antitrust...

Qualcomm loses U.S. antitrust case to FTC, must rewrite licensing deals

QUALCOMM LOSES U.S. ANTITRUST CASE TO FTC, MUST REWRITE LICENSING DEALS

A U.S. court ruled that the chipmaker has abused its power, reaping unreasonably high profits from its patented technologies, some...

 
 
 
From “joke hour” to “digital therapeutics” an evolution of gaming in healthcare

FROM “JOKE HOUR” TO “DIGITAL THERAPEUTICS” AN EVOLUTION OF GAMING IN HEALTHCARE

As videogames have become mainstream and emerged from the dimly-lit arcade rooms of years past, gaming technology has found increasing...

TikTok tops the iOS App Store for the fifth quarter in a row

TIKTOK TOPS THE IOS APP STORE FOR THE FIFTH QUARTER IN A ROW

Despite a $5.7 million FTC fine and changes to restrict its use by under 13-year-olds, TikTok retained its No. 1 position as the most...

 
 
 
Facebook's lawsuit against an app developer is quite ironic

FACEBOOK'S LAWSUIT AGAINST AN APP DEVELOPER IS QUITE IRONIC

Kettle, meet pot. Or perhaps we should say, man bites dog. Either way, it symbolizes news announced on Friday by Facebook. The company,...

Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition is illegally recording your children, 19 privacy advocates warn

AMAZON'S ECHO DOT KIDS EDITION IS ILLEGALLY RECORDING YOUR CHILDREN, 19 PRIVACY ADVOCATES WARN

Consumer advocates and privacy groups are filing a complaint with the FTC alleging that Amazon is illegally collecting voice recording...

 
 
 
Senators want FTC to send a message to Facebook by ordering it to pay a massive fine

SENATORS WANT FTC TO SEND A MESSAGE TO FACEBOOK BY ORDERING IT TO PAY A MASSIVE FINE

A couple of days ago we told you that the Federal Trade Commission could be days away from announcing a fine against Facebook in the...

FTC says Apple removed 3 dating apps from the App Store for letting kids under 13 sign up

FTC SAYS APPLE REMOVED 3 DATING APPS FROM THE APP STORE FOR LETTING KIDS UNDER 13 SIGN UP

Apple has removed three dating apps from the App Store after they were found to allow kids under the age of 13 to sign up. All three...

 
 
 
The FTC is reportedly divided about how to hold Facebook accountable for privacy lapses

THE FTC IS REPORTEDLY DIVIDED ABOUT HOW TO HOLD FACEBOOK ACCOUNTABLE FOR PRIVACY LAPSES

A new report from The New York Times says that the Federal Trade Commission is having trouble agreeing on a suitable punishment for...

Facebook Expects FTC Fine Could Hit $5 Billion

FACEBOOK EXPECTS FTC FINE COULD HIT $5 BILLION

A Federal Trade Commission investigation into possible privacy violations could yield a steep fine.

 
 
 
The $5 billion fine Facebook expects to pay the FTC is a joke - on all of us

THE $5 BILLION FINE FACEBOOK EXPECTS TO PAY THE FTC IS A JOKE - ON ALL OF US

The $3 billion to $5 billion fine Facebook expects to pay to settle a Federal Trade Commission inquiry sounds big, but for the company,...

Facebook expects record $5 BILLION fine from FTC over privacy violations

FACEBOOK EXPECTS RECORD $5 BILLION FINE FROM FTC OVER PRIVACY VIOLATIONS

Facebook has told investors it's probably on the hook for up to $5 billion in fines - a record-high penalty for a tech company in the...

 
 
 
FTC crackdown stops billions of illegal robocalls

FTC CRACKDOWN STOPS BILLIONS OF ILLEGAL ROBOCALLS

Operations responsible for more than a billion illegal robocalls, including one based in South Florida, have agreed to permanently...

Here's why you need to change your Facebook and Instagram password now

HERE'S WHY YOU NEED TO CHANGE YOUR FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM PASSWORD NOW

Oops, they did it again. If you didn't think that Facebook could go lower than sharing personal information from 87 million users with...

 
 
 
A powerful new sheriff is looking into the tech giants, but here's why industry experts say you won't see Facebook or Google get broken up

A POWERFUL NEW SHERIFF IS LOOKING INTO THE TECH GIANTS, BUT HERE'S WHY INDUSTRY EXPERTS SAY YOU WON'T SEE FACEBOOK OR GOOGLE GET BROKEN UP

The Federal Trade Commission announced a new task force which will look at antitrust behavior in the technology market. It's the first...

 
 
 
FTC targets fake, paid Internet product reviews for the first time

FTC TARGETS FAKE, PAID INTERNET PRODUCT REVIEWS FOR THE FIRST TIME

The Federal Trade Commission has announced its first ever case tackling fake, paid reviews published on an “independent retail website.”...

Fake Amazon reviews draw fraud charges in groundbreaking FTC case

FAKE AMAZON REVIEWS DRAW FRAUD CHARGES IN GROUNDBREAKING FTC CASE

The US Federal Trade Commission has successfully brought the first ever case against using fraudulent, paid Amazon reviews to falsely...

 
 
 
FTC Holding A Public Workshop On Loot Boxes Later This Year

FTC HOLDING A PUBLIC WORKSHOP ON LOOT BOXES LATER THIS YEAR

Late last year, the Federal Trade Commission, a government-connected but independent regulatory agency, signaled intentions to look...

A major privacy advocacy group is calling on the FTC to force Google to divest the Nest business after it failed to let consumers know about a hidden microphone

A MAJOR PRIVACY ADVOCACY GROUP IS CALLING ON THE FTC TO FORCE GOOGLE TO DIVEST THE NEST BUSINESS AFTER IT FAILED TO LET CONSUMERS KNOW ABOUT A HIDDEN MICROPHONE

After revelations that Google failed to let consumers know of a microphone in its Nest security devices, the longtime privacy advocacy...