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SAN FRANCISCO -- Data brokers who collect vast amounts of information on Americans will be the ones turning over information this time. The Federal Trade Commission has ordered nine data brokerage companies to tell the agency how they harvest and use...
Google is denying reports online Friday that say the company started blocking Windows Phone users from accessing Google Maps amid tension in its relationship with Microsoft. Nothing has changed with the Google Maps service, the company told The Times....
Google reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission to make voluntary changes to its search practices to put an end to a 19-month antitrust probe, the FTC announced Thursday. Google also has settled an investigation into its handling of mobile...
My middle-school-age son has his face glued to his iPod Touch and I have no idea what games he's playing or what else he's doing with it. I know that's costing me points in the parenting scorebook, but that's just the way life is for us, and I'm...
Tags: New Products, Google Play, Apple iTunes, Business, Apple iPod
Google scored a major victory Thursday when the Federal Trade Commission announced it was ending its 19-month antitrust probe into the technology giant's search business. And that left FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz to explain why federal officials were not...
For two years, Microsoft Corp. has urged antitrust regulators to crack down on arch rival Google Inc. Now that the Federal Trade Commission is poised to allow Google to emerge from the antitrust probe without having to make major changes, Microsoft is...
The end of the Federal Trade Commission's 19-month investigation into Google was a win for the search giant, but only a partial victory for those who want clear limits on the commission's role in policing competition. The only binding action that...
SAN FRANCISCO -- A study from the Federal Trade Commission has found that most mobile apps for kids are secretly collecting information from children including device IDs, phone numbers, locations, and other private information without their parents'...
A digital advertising company agreed Wednesday to end its practice of “history sniffing,” the practice of secretly tracking Internet users’ activity through their Web browsers. Epic Marketplace Inc. and a subsidiary were able to...
Tags: Security, Online Advertising
Parents object to the collecting of personal information from kids under 13 when they are online and using mobile devices, according to a new survey conducted by two privacy groups ahead of a vote from federal regulators on whether to strengthen privacy...
The Hartford CourantUnsolicited letters, email and telephone calls are almost always best left unanswered. Let them go and they'll never amount to more than a nuisance. Answer one, as Mari Merwin of New Britain did, and you're asking for trouble. Merwin's troubles...
Marketers selling food to children and teens spent 20% less in 2009 than they did in 2006 and are making "modest nutritional improvements" to the products they promote, according to a new government report. Advertisers shelled out nearly $1.8 billion to...
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