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FTC Pressures Google For Antitrust Settlement
2012-11-13 07:16:17

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is pressuring Google to settle an antitrust probe this week or face a lawsuit.

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2012-08-11 08:06:41

FTC commissioners voted to finalize a settlement with Facebook over complaints that the popular social network had revealed users' information without their permission.

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2012-03-14 15:53:45

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has subpoenaed Apple Inc. in part of its ongoing antitrust investigation of tech-prodigy Google Inc.

Tablet Computers Increasingly Used As Digital Babysitters
2012-02-17 05:25:52

Nearly eight-in-ten parents with tablet computers allow their children to play downloaded games on the devices, according to a Nielsen survey published on Thursday of tablet-owning adults with children under the age of 12.

Privacy Group Seeks FTC Probe Over Google Search Feature
2012-01-12 06:18:10

A major online privacy group says the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) should investigate Google's new personalized search feature to see whether there are any antitrust or privacy issues.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.