The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, urging the agency to investigate carrier efforts to offer secure consumer experiences across devices running Google's open-source Android mobile operating system.
The Federal Trade Commission has filed eight different complaints against 29 defendants charged with collectively sending more than 180 million unwanted text messages to consumers promising prizes including gift cards to big-box retailers including Target, Walmart and Best Buy.
The Federal Trade Commission issued new guidelines in an effort to increase transparency in how mobile app developers, app stores and other industry players store information about users. The news comes on the heels of another FTC announcement: Social networking app Path was fined $800,000 for violating the privacy of its underage users.
Once, we made all our online searches sitting down. Today, I would say I still check Google primarily from my desktop or laptop, but there's a big difference when I'm searching on the go, via smartphone.
As part of its settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Google agreed to stop seeking sales bans on products that infringe on the standards-essential patents it owns.
The Federal Trade Commission's broad antitrust probe into Google's Internet search and search advertising businesses has been widened to include how Google is using patents it obtained in its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility, according to a New York Times report.
Developers are petitioning the Federal Trade Commission to investigate new Twitter guidelines limiting how third-party clients leverage the microblogging platform.
More than four months after Facebook announced an agreement to acquire photo-sharing application Instagram, the deal has finally earned Federal Trade Commission approval.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has asked a federal court to order Billing Services Group Ltd. to pay $52.6 million for allegedly placing millions of dollars in unauthorized charges on consumer
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is urging the Federal Trade Commission to investigate recent reports that mobile applications running Apple's ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) iOS and Google's ( NASDAQ:GOOG ) Android can