Facebook's dodgy privacy record has prompted the Federal Trade Commission to take the extraordinary step of warning the social media giant about its proposed $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging startup WhatsApp.
Founded in 2011 by Bill Seibel, Mobiquity focuses on helping firms make the most out of the mobile universe. Seibel recently shared his thoughts with FierceMobileIT about where the IT world has been and where it is going, with mobility generating the next wave of technological change.
The latest mobile IT news for Feb. 11, including the incorporation of Google Glass in both Virgin Atlantic and the NYPD, the Federal Trade Commission's view on consumer data tracking by retailers, Sprint's buyer's remorse in the T-Mobile deal and Google extending its administrator functions to iOS users.
The Government Accountability Office, in a recent report, recommended that the Federal Trade Commission develop comprehensive guidelines for how companies handle mobile location data.
WASHINGTON--The Federal Trade Commission has quietly stepped up efforts to regulate business activities on mobile devices. In a report (.pdf) to the House Appropriations subcommittee on Financial
When it was revealed in December that monitoring software made by a relatively obscure firm called Carrier IQ could secretly collect data transmitted over millions of mobile devices, lawmakers were
The Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with the developers behind mobile applications AcneApp and AcnePwner, barring the firms from claiming their solutions can cure acne without
Previous page In the wireless and Internet space, the FTC has already suggested "principles" that do not have the force of law for the use of behavioral advertising, but which none the less address