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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

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