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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...

 
 
 
FTC Will Investigate Loot Boxes Over Child Gambling Concerns

FTC WILL INVESTIGATE LOOT BOXES OVER CHILD GAMBLING CONCERNS

“ Loot boxes are now endemic in the video game industry and are present in everything from casual smartphone games to the newest, high...

The FTC will be looking into lootboxes soon

THE FTC WILL BE LOOKING INTO LOOTBOXES SOON

After last year's debacle with Battlefront II and loot boxes, multiple governments from different countries have taken to investigating...

 
 
 
Scalper Lobbying Group Fires Shot at Ticketmaster in Wake of FTC Workshop Announcement

SCALPER LOBBYING GROUP FIRES SHOT AT TICKETMASTER IN WAKE OF FTC WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT

A lobbying group for ticket scalpers has launched a broadside against Ticketmaster, seizing on an announcement that the Federal Trade...

Apple vs. Qualcomm: Everything you need to know

APPLE VS. QUALCOMM: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Apple is following the FTC's lead and has sued Qualcomm for a massive $1 billion in the U.S., $145 million in China, and also in the...

 
 
 
If Judge Koh rules in favor of the FTC, Qualcomm's grip on mobile broadband chips will loosen

IF JUDGE KOH RULES IN FAVOR OF THE FTC, QUALCOMM'S GRIP ON MOBILE BROADBAND CHIPS WILL LOOSEN

In January 2017, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a suit against chip maker Qualcomm over the company's standard-essential mobile...

 
 
 
Taiwan FTC cancels most of Qualcomm's fine, but it doesn't hurt Apple's case

TAIWAN FTC CANCELS MOST OF QUALCOMM'S FINE, BUT IT DOESN'T HURT APPLE'S CASE

Apple's legal battle with Qualcomm was given a boost last year when Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission fined the chipmaker $773M for antitrust...

Facebook federal probe tipped to include FBI, SEC, FTC and DOJ

FACEBOOK FEDERAL PROBE TIPPED TO INCLUDE FBI, SEC, FTC AND DOJ

A federal probe into Facebook's handling of user data is said to have grown, adding another three government agencies alongside the...

 
 
 
The Justice Department and FBI's probe into Cambridge Analytica is now looking at Facebook, and the SEC and FTC are getting involved

THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AND FBI'S PROBE INTO CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA IS NOW LOOKING AT FACEBOOK, AND THE SEC AND FTC ARE GETTING INVOLVED

The US Department of Justice's investigation into Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal is now looking at Facebook itself, not just...

ACI Dietary Supplements Regulatory Forum: A ‘new' FTC, changing Supplements Facts panels, and navigating retailer demands

ACI DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS REGULATORY FORUM: A ‘NEW' FTC, CHANGING SUPPLEMENTS FACTS PANELS, AND NAVIGATING RETAILER DEMANDS

What should the dietary supplement industry keep in mind in the current political and regulatory landscape? And what are some common...

 
 
 
Nintendo updates warranty wording following warning from FTC

NINTENDO UPDATES WARRANTY WORDING FOLLOWING WARNING FROM FTC

Looks like Nintendo has complied with the FTC's request to update the wording in their warranty. The new verbiage is already available,...

Apple warranty repair practices questioned by BBC as FTC warning looms

APPLE WARRANTY REPAIR PRACTICES QUESTIONED BY BBC AS FTC WARNING LOOMS

In a report that will air tonight in the United Kingdom, the BBC will spotlight a seemingly illegal Apple repair practice that has...

 
 
 
FTC Warns Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo Over Illegal Warranty Stickers

FTC WARNS SONY, MICROSOFT, NINTENDO OVER ILLEGAL WARRANTY STICKERS

Last month we reported that the FTC had announced that those “warranty if removed” stickers you sometimes find on gadgets are actually...

The FCC Slams, Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo And More in Violation of Warranty Privileges

THE FCC SLAMS, SONY, MICROSOFT, NINTENDO AND MORE IN VIOLATION OF WARRANTY PRIVILEGES

The FTC has sent out a warning to Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo in regards to removing illegal warranty-void-if-removed stickers from...