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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 weeks 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

1 month 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…

3 months 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

6 months 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

7 months 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…

8 months 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…

12 months 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

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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

2 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…

2 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

6 years ago

FTC Commissioner Looking For Hackers’ Help With Consumer Privacy

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny details how the government agency is working to improve privacy and limit deceptive practices online—and makes…

6 years ago

Mobile Security Update Probe Launched By US Authorities

Patchy mobile patching process? FCC and FTC begin smartphone security update investigation

6 years ago

Amazon Vows To Fight FTC Over In-App Purchases

The FTC has been promised a legal fight after Amazon threatened to bring in the lawyers over in-app purchases

8 years ago

Google FTC Decision Prompts Whistleblower Probe

The constant leaks during the FTC probe of Google has prompted political scrutiny by an angry congressman

10 years ago

Google Cleared By FTC Over Search Charges

Google is cleared over allegations that it manipulated its search engine algorithms to hurt rivals

10 years ago

Google Search Settlement With FTC Coming Soon – Report

A settlement deal between the FTC and Google over its search practices is reportedly coming soon

10 years ago

FTC Backs Google Lawsuit Over Smartphone Patents

The US Federal Trade Commission is reportedly in favour of suing Google for allegedly blocking access to its smartphone and…

10 years ago

FTC Subpoenas Apple As Part Of Google Antitrust Investigation

Commision questions how Apple decided on preferred search engine for iPhone and iPad

10 years ago