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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

Apple Files Appeal, Amid US Ban On Apple Watch Sales

Apple to appeal, after the White House declines to overturn ITC ban on US sales of certain Apple Watch devices

5 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

European Commission Cites Competition Concerns Over Amazon’s iRobot Deal

Despite reports deal would be approved, European regulators hand Amazon statement of objections to iRobot acquisition

6 months ago

Amazon Defends Prime Service, Amid FTC Lawsuit

Amazon denies it has been duping millions of subscribers of the Amazon Prime service, as it seeks dismissal of FTC…

7 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

8 months ago

Amazon Executives Named By FTC In Prime Subscription Lawsuit

Three senior Amazon executives have been publicly named by US regulator in lawsuit over 'duping' users into Prime subscriptions

8 months ago

Amazon Meets With FTC Ahead Of Expected Antitrust Case

Amazon to meet with Federal Trade Commission next week ahead of long-expected antitrust lawsuit, after cases involving Prime, Ring, Alexa

10 months ago

Twitter Seeks End Of Privacy Agreement With FTC

Elon Musk's Twitter asks US court to nullify consent order with FTC over data breaches, and takes aim at prominent…

10 months ago

Sony, Microsoft Agree To 10-Year Deal For Call Of Duty

Sony, Microsoft agree to 10-year deal keeping Call of Duty on PlayStation as FTC tries to block Activision Blizzard takeover

11 months ago

CMA Extends Microsoft-Activision Review Deadline

UK competition regulator CMA extends review deadline for Microsoft-Activision Blizzard deal by six weeks as deal gains traction in US

11 months ago

FTC Launches Probe Into ChatGPT False Results

FTC demands data from OpenAI in firm's use of data and whether false information from ChatGPT can harm individuals' reputations

11 months ago

Microsoft Blow As FTC Files Activision Appeal

FTC files rare appeal against court ruling, allowing Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard to go ahead

11 months ago

Europe Gives Conditional Blessing To Broadcom’s $61bn VMware Deal

European Commission conditionally approves Broadcom's proposed acquisition of VMware, after concessions delivered in May

11 months ago

Judge Declines FTC Injunction In Microsoft Activision Blizzard Purchase

Federal judge in San Francisco denies FTC preliminary injunction to halt Microsoft from acquiring Activision Blizzard by 18 July

11 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

11 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

11 months ago

Judge Grants FTC Injunction To Temporarily Block Microsoft-Activision Deal

Temporary restraining order by US regulator to prevent Microsoft's acquisition of Activision, is granted by US judge

12 months ago

US FTC Seeks Injunction Blocking Microsoft-Activision Deal

US FTC seeks preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order to prevent Microsoft and Activision from pushing deal through

12 months ago

US Senators Warn Elon Musk After Twitter Safety Resignations

Departure of two safety executives at Twitter last week prompts warning from US Senators to Elon Musk over FTC compliance

12 months ago

Microsoft’s Brad Smith Meets Chancellor After Blocked Acquisition

Microsoft's Brad Smith meets with Chancellor and CMA, after saying the Activision block discourages investment in UK

12 months ago

Microsoft To Pay $20m In Child Data Settlement

Microsoft to pay $20 million settlement after FTC found it illegally collected and retained data from child users of Xbox…

12 months ago

Amazon To Pay $30m Over Alexa, Ring Privacy Violations

Amazon settles with US FTC, after alleged privacy violations with its Alexa voice assistant and Ring doorbell cameras

12 months 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

Amazon Closes Acquisition Of Healthcare Provider One Medical

After US authorities refuse to challenge acquisition, Amazon closes its $3.9 billion deal for healthcare provider One Medical

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

1 year 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 Says Amazon’s Bezos, Jassy Must Testify In Antitrust Probe

US Federal Trade Commission rejects Amazon argument that antitrust subpoenas are 'overly broad and burdensome'

2 years ago

Campaign Groups Urge FTC To Halt Amazon iRobot Buy

Group of 20 campaign organisations urge US Federal Trade Commission to block Amazon's proposed $1.7bn iRobot buy on privacy, antitrust…

2 years ago