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Google reaches privacy settlement with FTC

(AP) -- Google has agreed to adopt a comprehensive privacy program to settle federal charges that it deceived users and violated its own privacy policy when it launched a social networking service called Buzz last year. ...

Mar 31, 2011
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US regulators asked to probe game bills

Two members of Congress asked US regulators on Tuesday to look into a newspaper report that children had rung up huge bills buying virtual products in games on mobile devices.

Feb 09, 2011
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Intel says FTC approves McAfee acquisition

Intel said Tuesday that US anti-trust regulators have cleared its 7.68-billion-dollar acquisition of computer security firm McAfee but the deal is still being examined in Europe.

Dec 21, 2010
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Twitter settles with FTC over data security lapses

(AP) -- Twitter has agreed to settle charges by federal regulators that it put the privacy of its users at risk by failing to protect them from data security lapses last year that let hackers access their accounts.

Jun 24, 2010
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Intel, FTC in talks to settle antitrust case

(AP) -- Intel Corp. and the Federal Trade Commission are in talks to settle an antitrust case against the chip maker, a move that could make it more difficult for rival chip makers to pursue damages.

Jun 22, 2010
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Google will 'fight' for AdMob: Schmidt

Google is prepared to "fight" if US regulators seek to block the Internet giant's purchase of mobile telephone advertising company AdMob, chief executive Eric Schmidt said Thursday.

May 20, 2010
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Feds to look at Apple policy on programming tools

(AP) -- Federal regulators plan to examine whether Apple Inc. is violating antitrust rules by requiring software developers to use Apple programming tools to create applications for the iPhone and iPad.

May 04, 2010
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