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Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 2:29 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Kickstarter Changes the Rules

Kickstarter Changes the Rules

Kickstarter changes its terms of service to protect itself from litigation and pressure creators into honoring their backers even if a project fails. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 3:13 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Google to Allow Accounts for Kids Under 13

Google to Allow Accounts for Kids Under 13

Google is planning to offer accounts to kids under 13 accounts for the first time, reports say. Read »

Thursday, Oct 24, 2013 at 1:37 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Samsung Fined $340K for Fake Online Comments

Samsung Fined $340K for Fake Online Comments

Samsung has been fined about $340,000 for creating fake online comments that praise its products and denigrate others. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 9:39 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg to Schmooze FTC Commissioner

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg to Schmooze FTC Commissioner

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg will meet with a Federal Trade Commission member while the agency decides whether to investigate the social network for privacy violations. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013 at 7:54 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

FTC Investigating Google's Waze Acquisition

FTC Investigating Google's Waze Acquisition

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is investigating Google's $1.3 billion acquisition of crowd-sourced mapping app Waze. Read »

Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 7:04 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Google Honored FTC Chairman During Gov.'t Probe

Google Honored FTC Chairman During Gov.'t Probe

Google gave $25,000 to help throw a party for the Federal Trade Commission chairman at the same time the search titan was under investigation by the agency. Read »

Thursday, Jan 3, 2013 at 11:38 AM
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By Associated Press

Google Settles on Patents, Other Antitrust Claims

Google Settles on Patents, Other Antitrust Claims

Google is agreeing to license certain patents to mobile phone rivals and stop a practice of including snippets from other websites in its search results as part of a settlement to end a 19-month investigation... Read »

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 8:24 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Google to Pay $22.5M FTC Settlement

Google to Pay $22.5M FTC Settlement

A judge approved a $22.5 million penalty for Google concerning tracking Safari browser Internet activity. Read »

Monday, Oct 15, 2012 at 10:14 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

FTC Puts Antitrust Heat on Google

FTC Puts Antitrust Heat on Google

A report says that the Federal Trade Commission may be recommending that the government sue Google for antitrust violations. Read »

Monday, Jul 9, 2012 at 11:34 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Google to Pay $22.5M in Privacy Settlement

Google to Pay $22.5M in Privacy Settlement

Google is in negotiations to pay $22.5 million to settle charges that it bypassed privacy settings, a report says. Read »

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