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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...

Facebook may face multi-billion dollar fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal

FACEBOOK MAY FACE MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR FINE FOR CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA SCANDAL

Enlarge Facebook may have to pay a multi-billion dollar fine for violating its users' privacy, or face a lawsuit from the Federal...

 
 
 
Facebook in talks of settling FTC investigation with first ever multi-billion dollar fine

FACEBOOK IN TALKS OF SETTLING FTC INVESTIGATION WITH FIRST EVER MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR FINE

Facebook's constant string of privacy scandals is finally catching up to it. The Washington Post reports today that Facebook is negotiating...

Facebook Could Be Hit With Multibillion Dollar Fine By The FTC

FACEBOOK COULD BE HIT WITH MULTIBILLION DOLLAR FINE BY THE FTC

Facebook has been hit with various privacy scandals over the past year or so, and for the most part the company has managed to escape...

 
 
 
What it all boils down to in FTC vs. Qualcomm

WHAT IT ALL BOILS DOWN TO IN FTC VS. QUALCOMM

In the recent antitrust trial attacking Qualcomm's business model, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission drilled down on how the San Diego...

The future of Qualcomm is now in the hands of one person

THE FUTURE OF QUALCOMM IS NOW IN THE HANDS OF ONE PERSON

According to CNET, both the FTC and Qualcomm delivered their closing arguments today in front of Judge Lucy Koh, winding up the important...

 
 
 
Report: Facebook, under scrutiny by FTC, could soon owe millions in fines

REPORT: FACEBOOK, UNDER SCRUTINY BY FTC, COULD SOON OWE MILLIONS IN FINES

Enlarge According to a Friday report by The Washington Post , federal regulators have discussed imposing a "record-setting fine against...

FTC mulls fining Facebook for privacy violation: report

FTC MULLS FINING FACEBOOK FOR PRIVACY VIOLATION: REPORT

US regulators have met to discuss imposing a fine against Facebook for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to...

 
 
 
The FTC is reportedly considering hitting Facebook with a 'record-setting' fine over privacy issues

THE FTC IS REPORTEDLY CONSIDERING HITTING FACEBOOK WITH A 'RECORD-SETTING' FINE OVER PRIVACY ISSUES

Facebook's privacy nightmare may be about to get worse. According to a new report from The Washington Post published Friday , regulators...

Tim Cook calls on FTC to establish ‘data-broker clearinghouse' in TIME Magazine op-ed

TIM COOK CALLS ON FTC TO ESTABLISH ‘DATA-BROKER CLEARINGHOUSE' IN TIME MAGAZINE OP-ED

Apple CEO Tim Cook this morning has penned a column in TIME Magazine in which he calls for the U.S. Congress to pass “comprehensive...

 
 
 
Apple Considered 5G Modem Chips From Samsung, MediaTek, and Intel for 2019 iPhones

APPLE CONSIDERED 5G MODEM CHIPS FROM SAMSUNG, MEDIATEK, AND INTEL FOR 2019 IPHONES

Qualcomm, Apple, and other suppliers are in court this week as Qualcomm faces off with the FTC over an antitrust lawsuit accusing the...

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf to testify in court on Friday : FTC v. Qualcomm

QUALCOMM CEO STEVE MOLLENKOPF TO TESTIFY IN COURT ON FRIDAY : FTC V. QUALCOMM

The Federal Trade Commission just submitted to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California its witness...

 
 
 
The new wave of Netflix phishing attacks is so bad that the FTC issued a warning

THE NEW WAVE OF NETFLIX PHISHING ATTACKS IS SO BAD THAT THE FTC ISSUED A WARNING

The year may be drawing to a close but that doesn't mean scammers are taking any time off for the holidays. A new bulletin issued by...

LG Electronics joins Korean FTC in lawsuit against Qualcomm

LG ELECTRONICS JOINS KOREAN FTC IN LAWSUIT AGAINST QUALCOMM

LG is the latest smartphone maker to join the KFTC and other companies in the lawsuit against Qualcomm. While Samsung's withdrawal...

 
 
 
Judge rules Qualcomm can't use Apple's switch to Intel modems as evidence in FTC antitrust case

JUDGE RULES QUALCOMM CAN'T USE APPLE'S SWITCH TO INTEL MODEMS AS EVIDENCE IN FTC ANTITRUST CASE

The legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm, as well as the FTC's lawsuit against Qualcomm, continues today. Reuters reports that a...

What the FTC's Loot Box Investigation Could Mean in the U.S

WHAT THE FTC'S LOOT BOX INVESTIGATION COULD MEAN IN THE U.S

On Tuesday, November 27, Sen. Maggie Hassan called for the serious scrutiny of video game loot boxes from the Federal Trade Commission....

 
 
 
Payday loan tycoon's record $1.3B FTC fine upheld by appeals court, with concerns

PAYDAY LOAN TYCOON'S RECORD $1.3B FTC FINE UPHELD BY APPEALS COURT, WITH CONCERNS

An appellate court in San Francisco on Monday upheld a lower court's decision that Kansas City payday loan tycoon Scott Tucker deceived...

IGDA urges devs to self-regulate loot boxes - while they still can

IGDA URGES DEVS TO SELF-REGULATE LOOT BOXES - WHILE THEY STILL CAN

The IGDA has put forth a call to action regarding how loot boxes are used, a few days after the FTC agreed to launch an investigation...

 
 
 
ESA Backs Up Loot Boxes As FTC Begins Investigations

ESA BACKS UP LOOT BOXES AS FTC BEGINS INVESTIGATIONS

Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission, an independent regulatory agency within the United States government, agreed to begin investigating...

The FTC saunters into the loot box fight

THE FTC SAUNTERS INTO THE LOOT BOX FIGHT

The market has already addressed this issue, and everyone has moved on. So why would federal regulators begin looking into this dying...