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FTC calls Qualcomm for decision in a blockbuster antitrust case

Photo: Getty Images While Qualcomm had a great deal of success in settling its global feud with Apple, it was not so good against the Federal Trade Commission. Late Tuesday, Judge Lucy H. Koh ruled that Qualcomm violated antitrust laws, levied high royalties on its patents and subjected Qualcomm to surveillance for seven years to ensure fair competition. This is …

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Apple and Google Play remove three dating apps after FTC warning of underage users – TechCrunch

The Federal Trade Commission announced today that Google and Apple have removed three dating apps from their app stores because they might be used by sexual predators to find children. In a parent consultant, the FTC lawyer Lisa Weintraub Schifferle wrote that FastMeet, Meet24 and Meet4U, all manufactured by the Ukrainian company Wildec, had apparently violated the Online Child Protection …

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FTC has difficulty reaching consensus on how much Facebook to improve

Last month, we told you that Facebook charged $ 3 billion of its first-quarter earnings. The company made this accounting position in anticipation of a $ 3 to $ 5 billion fine from the FTC in connection with the Cambridge Analytica scandal. It has been reported that 87 million Facebook users have their personal profiles sold by a third party …

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Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement

WASHINGTON – The Federal Trade Commission is prepared to deal with the breach of privacy practices. Facebook has agreed to create a privacy committee to protect its users' data, as well as to an external assessor who would be able to speak. The social network also wants to appoint a head compliance officer, Mark Zuckerberg, to oversee privacy efforts, one …

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Mark Zuckerberg may personally face great difficulties with the FTC

Photo: Getty Two sources familiar with the Federal Trade Commission (Facebook) investigation of the Federal Trade Commission say that Mark Zuckerberg is now a target of his own. According to the Washington Post, the agency wants the company's co-founder, CEO and CEO – Zuck is all – responsible for abusing Facebook user data. And since Zuckerberg told Congress last year …

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FTC disables 4 robocallers

Tap or click to hear Kim's latest in just one minute. How many robocalls would you expect on average per day? One, three, 19? Honestly there is no number you could say that would surprise me. The reason for this is that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently seen a significant increase in the number of illegal phone calls …

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FTC case against Qualcomm does not stand up to reality

<div _ngcontent-c14 = "" innerhtml = " Last Tuesday morning, I spent the day at the US Courthouse in San Jose, California, to hear that the FTC had closed its case against Qualcomm Shapiro, a professor of industrial economics at the University of California's Haas School of Business, Berkeley, formerly held an antitrust position in the Justice Department, produced a …

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Qualcomm Launches Defense in the FTC Process Demonstrating Its Mobile Chip Capabilities

Irwin Jacobs, co-founder of Qualcomm, entered defense of his company on Tuesday. Vicki Behringer Today's smartphones would not be possible without Qualcomm. Or at least the chip giant wanted to show on Tuesday during his trial against the US Federal Trade Commission. The two have been fighting since January 4 in a courtroom in San Jose, California, and are wrapped …

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The FTC says you pay too much for smartphones. Here is the reason

The Federal Trade Commission thinks you pay too much for smartphones. But there are no manufacturers of mobile phones like Apple and Samsung or mobile operators. Instead, the agency accuses Qualcomm, which owns key wireless technology patents and manufactures chips found in most high-end Android phones and many iPhones. Qualcomm charges companies such as Apple a fixed percentage of the …

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