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FTC Warns Google, Other Search Sites To Make Ads More Recognizable
2013-06-26 10:28:55

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a warning to search engine operators Google, Microsoft and others about the way their advertisements are presented in search results.

FTC Looking Into Google’s Acquisition Of Waze
2013-06-23 05:21:55

Google has confirmed that it has been contacted by US regulators regarding its acquisition of social mapping application Waze, suggesting the billion-dollar purchase will be the target of an antitrust investigation.

Federal Trade Commission Looks To Take Down Patent Trolls
2013-06-21 08:30:33

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairwoman Edith Ramirez said on Thursday that the agency should conduct a comprehensive investigation into "patent assertion entities," or so-called "patent trolls," a derogatory term for companies whose sole business is suing over patents.

FTC Can Challenge Generic Drug Deals
2013-06-18 07:10:03

Profit-sharing arrangements between generic and brand name drug companies that preserve patents and prevent competition are not inherently legal, and can be challenged as anti-competitive, the US Supreme Court ruled on Monday.

2013-06-13 23:23:35

California Debt Consolidation Quote is happy with the report from the Imperial Valley News about the latest bill that was passed by the California Senate to strengthen the protection of consumers

2013-06-12 23:25:03

Technologically advanced service provides online businesses directed towards children under 13 years of age with an easy and reliable solution for verifying parental consent. Westport,

2013-06-06 23:24:02

Donald J. Dymer, president and chief executive officer of SingleSource background screening says recent study from FTC provides compelling reasons for extra caution when hiring in Florida.

Google Faces New FTC Antitrust Probe Over Ads
2013-05-24 11:31:29

Google could find itself once again under the antitrust microscope of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Bloomberg reported on Friday.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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