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Regulators scrutinizing Apple App Store subscription service

The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission have started looking at the terms behind Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) new subscription service for all content-based apps in its App Store. However,

Lawmakers urge FTC to probe iPhone in-app purchases

Democratic lawmakers are petitioning the Federal Trade Commission to look into potentially deceptive practices connected to in-application purchases within children's games optimized for...

EU regulators team with FTC for Apple antitrust probe

European regulators have joined the Federal Trade Commission's ongoing antitrust probe to determine whether Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone Developer Program License Agreement threatens competition by

FTC, Intel agree to proposed settlement

Intel agreed to a proposed settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that is slated to give the chip maker's rivals in the CPU, graphics and chip markets protection against anticompetitive

Twitter settles FTC privacy investigation

Twitter has settled a Federal Trade Commission investigation into the privacy of its social media network, agreeing to introduce a revamped information security program subject to independent

FTC to spearhead antitrust probe into Apple's iAd

The Federal Trade Commission will lead an investigation to determine whether Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) fledgling iAd mobile advertising network unfairly restricts rivals like Google from extending their

Google clarifies that it will share Wi-Fi data with authorities

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) will be handing over data it has mistakenly collected from unsecured Wi-Fi networks over to European regulators. In a statement, a company spokesperson confirmed that the data

FTC approves Google's AdMob acquisition

The United States Federal Trade Commission has given the green light to Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) $750 million acquisition of AdMob, closing its investigation of a deal that the FTC acknowledged could

FTC unanimously approves Google's AdMob acquisition

The Federal Trade Commission unanimously approved Google's $750 million acquisition of mobile advertising network AdMob, determining the deal does not pose a threat to competition in the fast-growing

Google will battle FTC 'very hard' if AdMob deal is blocked

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) CEO Eric Schmidt vowed the company will fight federal regulators if its proposed $750 million acquisition of mobile advertising network AdMob is denied approval. Asked by