If the company can strike a deal with regulators, it won't be subject to fines. Fighting the regulators and losing could see Samsung get hit with up to $17.3 billion in fines.
Following suit with other government bodies, the Committee on Homeland Security asks financial regulators and law enforcement agencies to report on "threats and risks related to virtual currency."
An investigation by the Federal Trade Commission is in the "preliminary stages," according to Bloomberg. Sources say it might not turn into a bigger probe.
After HP announced an investigation into its purchase of the software company, Autonomy founder says, "We can confirm that we have as yet had no contact from any regulatory authority."
The search giant will alter its use of "snippets" -- bits of text from other sites -- and make it easier for search advertisers to shuttle their campaigns to rival services, according to a report.
James Murdoch has blamed his BlackBerry for missing an explosive email warning him of phone hacking at the News of the World.
The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission says the investigation into Google's business practices is nearing its end.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will investigate Chevy Volt battery safety after its side crash tests, followed by a simulated rollover, result in electrical fires.
News that the Justice Department has been asking about Apple's business practices in the music sector hit last week. It appears other media sectors may be included too.
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