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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

Google to pay AdMob $700M kill fee if acquisition rejected

Google is reportedly poised to pay AdMob a kill fee valued at $700 million if federal regulators reject the digital services giant's proposed $750 million acquisition of the mobile advertising

FTC extends Google/AdMob probe to look into iAd

The Federal Trade Commission has received a two-week extension from Google and AdMob to delve further into the digital services giant's proposed $750 million acquisition of the mobile advertising

FTC doesn't grasp mobile ad biz, will shape its future anyway

When Google first announced its intentions to purchase mobile advertising network AdMob in late 2009, conventional wisdom indicated the Federal Trade Commission would ultimately approve the $750

Google, AdMob bracing for FTC smackdown

While Google and AdMob continue their efforts to persuade federal regulators to endorse their proposed $750 million merger, The Wall Street Journal reports both companies expect the Federal Trade

FTC gearing up to challenge Google's AdMob acquisition

The Federal Trade Commission is assembling an internal litigation team as it prepares to mount an antitrust challenge to Google's proposed $750 million acquisition of mobile advertising network

Congress should require P2P disclosures

Everyday there's news about another lapse, where company guidelines were insufficient and unable to keep data safe. One of the biggest culprits is peer-to-peer or P2P sharing--when files are made