Google.com temporarily had a new owner on Tuesday. Former Googler Sanmay Ved says he successfully purchased the Internet's most visited website for as much as a fancy sandwich.
The Federal Trade Commission says LifeLock -- which offers consumers monthly plans to guard against identity theft -- violated a 2010 settlement and continues to mislead customers.
In the first case of its kind, the Federal Trade Commission has taken legal action against a Kickstarter creator who deceived his backers.
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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.
Privacy group charges that Smart TVs' voice-command feature violates federal privacy law by collecting owners' private communications.
Like European authorities, the US Federal Trade Commission has begun looking into how Google treats mobile apps that compete with its own, Bloomberg says.
On the heels of a major FCC fine, the wireless carrier increases the threshold at which it starts slowing down service to 22GB of data a month, almost five times its previous cap.
India's business watchdog has filed a report that calls the legitimacy of Google's search results into question, raising similar complaints to the US' FTC and European Union's EC in years past.