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FTC is concerned that Facebook's policies about how its apps interact violate antitrust law
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FTC is concerned that Facebook's policies about how its apps interact violate antitrust law

FTC might ask a court to bar Facebook from enforcing policies regarding how its apps work with potential rivals.

US FTC chairman confirms that antitrust probes are targeting multiple tech companies, not just Facebook
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US FTC chairman confirms that antitrust probes are targeting multiple tech companies, not just Facebook

FTC is focusing its probes of multi-sided platforms on illegal conduct and mergers that previously won antitrust approval.

Google antitrust probe to be discussed at State attorneys general meet in Colorado
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Google antitrust probe to be discussed at State attorneys general meet in Colorado

State attorneys general will discuss if Google's business practices break antitrust law.

Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple asked to share internal documents for US probe
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Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple asked to share internal documents for US probe

The US is investigating big tech companies for allegedly using their clout illegally to hobble competitors.

Over 30 US states are preparing for an investigation into Google's alleged antitrust violations
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Over 30 US states are preparing for an investigation into Google's alleged antitrust violations

Texas leads the group of 30-plus attorneys general, which plans to announce the probe on 9 Sep

Google to pay up to $200 mn to FTC for storing data on kids without parental consent
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Google to pay up to $200 mn to FTC for storing data on kids without parental consent

'The FTC appears to have let YouTube off the hook with a nominal fine,' says a US senator.

NASA investigating first space crime after astronaut accused of identity theft by spouse, says report
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NASA investigating first space crime after astronaut accused of identity theft by spouse, says report

Astronaut Anne McClain is reportedly accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife's private financial records while on a sixth-month mission aboard the International Space Station

Facebook's acquisitions being investigated by FTC including WhatsApp and Instagram
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Facebook's acquisitions being investigated by FTC including WhatsApp and Instagram

The company has increasingly relied on its acquisitions to power growth in recent years

Facebook's record $5 billion fine to the FTC does not mean that the company is in the clear
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Facebook's record $5 billion fine to the FTC does not mean that the company is in the clear

Facebook faces a series of other investigations into its privacy practices in Europe as well.

Youtube investigation in late  stage, might face fine for improper data collection
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Youtube investigation in late stage, might face fine for improper data collection

A complaint was filed against the streaming service after they collected data of the kids that used their services.

FTC urged by child advocates to investigate Amazon Alexa for alleged privacy flaws
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FTC urged by child advocates to investigate Amazon Alexa for alleged privacy flaws

Amazon has been accused of violating the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

US FTC says Google, Apple removed three dating apps exposed children to predators
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US FTC says Google, Apple removed three dating apps exposed children to predators

The FTC report also said that several people attempted to contact children via the dating app.

Facebook beats profit Q1 estimates with $14.9 bn revenue; sets aside $3 bn for privacy penalty
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Facebook beats profit Q1 estimates with $14.9 bn revenue; sets aside $3 bn for privacy penalty

Monthly and daily users of the main Facebook app compared to last quarter were both up 8 percent to 2.38 billion and 1.56 billion, respectively.

Google Assistant is not ideal for generating ad-revenue: Google Business Chief Philipp Schindler
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Google Assistant is not ideal for generating ad-revenue: Google Business Chief Philipp Schindler

Responding to user searches out loud through Google Assistant is not ideal for generating revenue.

TikTok fined a record $5.7 million by the US FTC for collecting underage users' data
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TikTok fined a record $5.7 million by the US FTC for collecting underage users' data

To comply with US regulators, TikTok will set up 'age appropriate rules' for users under the age of 13

US FTC forms task force to monitor big tech and look out for anti-competitive conduct
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US FTC forms task force to monitor big tech and look out for anti-competitive conduct

The FTC’s Bureau of Competition will put some 17 staff attorneys on the newly-announced task force.

Facebook may be imposed with a record-setting fine for its privacy lapses
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Facebook may be imposed with a record-setting fine for its privacy lapses

FTC is considering hitting Facebook with a penalty that would top its previous fine of $22.5 mn.

German court throws out Qualcomm's latest patent lawsuit filed against Apple
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German court throws out Qualcomm's latest patent lawsuit filed against Apple

This was in a reversal for Qualcomm after it won a recent court ban on the sale of some Apple iPhones.

Apple spoke to Samsung and MediaTek to supply 5G modems for its 2019 iPhones
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Apple spoke to Samsung and MediaTek to supply 5G modems for its 2019 iPhones

Apple existing vendor is Intel, which is the sole supplier of chips its 2018 iPhones.

Facebook fired with the latest legal salvo by DC targeting its privacy lapses
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Facebook fired with the latest legal salvo by DC targeting its privacy lapses

The lawsuit seeks to punish Facebook for allowing data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica.