Customers will be able to check out Apple's new wearable at the company's retail stores, but under certain conditions, says 9to5Mac.
Commissioners defended their decision not to sue, saying it was in keeping with staff recommendations.
Serious claims, made by FTC investigators, came just months before the commissioners decided against launching an antitrust suit against Google in 2013, according to documents obtained by the WSJ.
Certificate allows the Internet retail giant to conduct research, development and crew training for its Prime Air delivery drones.
Such rival health and fitness wearables as the Jawbone Up and the Nike+ FuelBand are no longer being sold at Apple's retail stores.
Google has opened in London its first physical retail store, which features a variety of fun, interactive exhibits.
The tech giant reveals retail plans for its first line of smartwatches, which can be preordered April 10 and purchased on April 24.
CEO Tim Cook also says Apple now has 453 retail stores after adding six in China over the last six weeks.
It's yet another niche for the e-commerce titan: Amazon Exclusives are available only via Amazon or the product makers' own pages.
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the First Solar project will produce enough power for its headquarters, all of its retail stores in California and many other facilities.