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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

4 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

4 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…

6 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…

9 months ago

Regulator ‘Disappointed’ With Facebook Over NYU Fracas

Federal Trade Commission accuses Facebook of making misleading claims after pulling accounts of New York University researchers

9 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

11 months 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

1 year ago

US Regulator Demands New Hearing On Qualcomm Decision

US Federal Trade Commission asks appeals court to reconsider decision that struck down landmark Qualcomm antitrust injunction

2 years ago

Carmakers Urge FTC Intervention After Defeat In Qualcomm Appeal

Tesla, Ford, Honda, HP, and Intel ask the US tech regulator to carry on its case against Qualcomm after US…

2 years ago

Facebook Voices Support For Data Portability Law

Facebook says it would support dedicated data portability legislation in the US as an antitrust measure, ahead of key regulatory…

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

California ‘Examines Amazon Business Practices’ In Latest Probe

The US state investigation adds to Amazon's regulatory woes, which include investigations by the European Commission and three US federal…

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

2 years ago

Google To Pay Up To £165m Fine For YouTube Children’s Privacy Violations

Google's settlement with the FTC to pay $150m to $200m fine was criticised as too low and as 'effectively rewarding'…

3 years ago

Qualcomm Wins Partial Stay On Enforcement Of Antitrust Ruling

Sweeping decision would have forced Qualcomm to renegotiate deals with customers and licence essential patents to rivals

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

Facebook To Pay Record $5bn Fine For FTC Settlement

“But we only budgeted $3bn!” Zuckerberg and co going to have dig into the kitty to pay mammoth penalty

3 years ago

Facebook Fined $5bn Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

But FTC refrains from imposing strict limits on Facebook's data practices, adding to criticism that the penalty is a slap…

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 US Settlement Could Impose 20 Years Of Oversight

A deal with the FTC reportedly in the works could extend oversight of Facebook's data practices, but critics say it's…

3 years ago

Facebook Co-founder Chris Hughes Urges Firm Breakup

But Facebook rejects the call from one of its co-founders to split Facebook up into three separate firms

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

Facebook Sets Aside $3 billion For FTC Privacy Fine

Strong results from social networking giant as it prepares to pay billions for privacy breaches

3 years ago

Groups Hit YouTube With Complaint Over Data Gathering On Kids

Groups allege that YouTube violates child protection laws by collection personal data of minors

4 years ago

Leading Internet Figures Demand Cancellation Of ‘Net Neutrality’ Vote

Vint Cerf, Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Steve Wozniak are amongst those calling for this week's vote to be called off…

4 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

5 years ago

Ashley Madison Parent Company Slapped With £1.3m Fine Over Data Breach

The adultery site's parent company is to pay the FTC $1.6m for deceptive marketing practices and the lack of basic…

5 years ago