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US Regulators To Open Antitrust Probes Into Microsoft, OpenAI, Nvidia

Both the Federal Trade Commission and US Justice Department are reportedly set to open antitrust investigations into leading AI players

6 days ago

FTC Investigates TikTok Over Security, Privacy – Report

Federal Trade Commission reportedly investigating TikTok for its data and security practices, amid US ban threat

2 months ago

FTC Urges Appeals Court To Reject Microsoft-Activision Merger

Last regulator standing. US FTC tries again to block Microsoft's already closed Activision purchase at Federal Appeals Court

6 months ago

Amazon Sued By FTC, US States Over ‘Monopoly Power’

FTC and US states allege Amazon engaging in ongoing pattern of illegal conduct to continue e-commerce monopoly

9 months ago

Google Files FTC Cloud Protest Against Microsoft

Cloud battle. Submission made by Google to US antitrust regulator, alleging anti competitive practices by Microsoft Azure

12 months ago

FTC Sues Amazon For ‘Duping’ Customers With Prime Subscriptions

American regulator sues Amazon, alleging ‘deceptive’ Prime sign-up and cancellation process for millions of customers

12 months ago

Silicon UK Pulse: Your Tech News Update: Episode 6

Welcome to Silicon Pulse – your roundup of the latest tech news and developments impacting your business for the week…

1 year ago

FTC Admits It Is Investigating Twitter

Federal agency FTC confirms it is investigating Twitter under new CEO Elon Musk for potential violations of 2011 agreement

1 year ago

Fornite’s Epic Games To Pay $520m In FTC Settlement

Epic Games agrees record-breaking $520m fine with FTC, to settle allegations it misled millions of young Fornite players

1 year ago

US Moves To Block Microsoft’s Activision Purchase

Biden administration on Thursday makes its move to block Microsoft's $69bn acquisition of gaming giant Activision Blizzard

2 years ago

FTC Closely Watching Developments At Twitter, As More Resign

Elon Musk raises possibility of bankruptcy at Twitter, as entire privacy and compliance team resigns prompting FTC warning

2 years ago

FTC Investigates Amazon Prime, But Firm Hits Out At FTC Staff Conduct

E-commerce giant accuses Federal Trade Commission of harassing Jeff Bezos,and Andy Jassy, in probe of Amazon Prime service

2 years ago

FTC Lawsuit To Block Meta Acquisition Of VR Developer Within

American regulator Federal Trade Commission moves to block Facebook parent Meta from acquiring virtual reality fitness app maker Within

2 years ago

Facebook Demands Old FTC Documents In Antitrust Battle

Fresh development in Meta's battle against US regulator, seeking to force Facebook to divest itself of WhatsApp and Instragram

2 years ago

Twitter Fined $150 Million For Sharing User Telephone Numbers

Privacy settlement with the FTC and DoJ sees Twitter agreeing to pay $150 million for using user email addresses, phone…

2 years ago

FTC To Review Microsoft Activision Buy, As Sony Acquires Bungie

Sony spends $3.6 billion to acquire Halo and Destiny developer Bungie, as US regulator reviews Microsoft's deal for Activision

2 years ago

FTC Antitrust Case Against Facebook Can Proceed, Judge Rules

Meta will face antitrust charges from US Federal Trade Commission, after a judge rejected attempt to dismiss amended FTC complaint

2 years ago

FTC Sues Nvidia To Block ARM Acquisition

US Federal Trade Commission sues Nvidia to block its acquisition of the UK's ARM Holdings, stating it will “stifle next…

3 years ago

FTC Amends Antitrust Complaint Against Facebook, After Setback

US regulator amends antitrust complaint against Facebook, after a US judge in June had dismissed the initial claims filed by…

3 years ago

Facebook Joins Trillion Dollar Club, As FTC Complaint Dismissed

Social network Facebook wins dismissal of US states and FTC antitrust lawsuit, which triggers share rise above $1 trillion

3 years ago

FTC Asks US Court Not To Grant Facebook Antitrust Dismissal Request

FTC and US states ask US federal court not to grant Facebook's request to dismiss their antitrust lawsuits filed against…

3 years ago

Facebook Urges Dismissal Of Lawsuits From US Government, US States

Social networking giant Facebook asks a US federal court to dismiss three antitrust lawsuits, saying there is no evidence or…

3 years ago

Facebook Hit With Two Antitrust Lawsuits From FTC And US States

Breakup threat. Social networking giant sued by federal regulator and US states, and could be forced to sell WhatsApp, Instagram

4 years ago

Twitter Admits Possible $250m FTC Fine Over Targeted Ads

Filing reveals Twitter is facing a possible fine of up to $250 million for using phone numbers and email address…

4 years ago

DoJ To Investigate Google’s Fitbit Acquisition – Report

What you going to do with that data? US Justice Depart will include acquisition probe into its existing Google investigation

5 years ago

Facebook Breakup Would Be Difficult If Services Are Integrated – FTC

Plans to integrate WhatsApp and Instrgram brands could make it more difficult to breakup Facebook, FTC boss admits

5 years ago

FTC Boss Ready To Breakup Big Tech Firms

US FTC boss admits he is prepared to break up big name tech firms amid anti-competitive investigation

5 years ago

US Judge Rules Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law

US judge rules Qualcomm's policies strangled competition for years, but an appeal against the ruling is planned

5 years ago

Facebook Privacy Settlement To Include Federal Oversight – Report

Facebook reportedly faces having a federal privacy official on its board, as part of settlement deal with FTC

5 years ago

D-Link Charged By US For Router Security Failures

Router maker allegedly failed to take reasonable security steps to protect data against hackers

7 years ago