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FTC Considers Record Fine for Facebook Over Violation of User Privacy Agreement It Made in 2012, Report Says

9 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

The Federal Trade Commission may impose a record fine on Facebook fb for its alleged violation of an agreement in place covering the protection and privacy of user data, the...
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FTC Considers Record Fine for Facebook Over Violation of User Privacy Agreement It Made in 2012, Report Says

1 day ago   |   Fortune

The Federal Trade Commission may impose a record fine on Facebook fb for its alleged violation of an agreement in place covering the protection and privacy of user data, the...
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Facebook May Face Record FTC Fine for Privacy Violations

1 day ago   |   Time   |   4 articles

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its 2.2...
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Apple-Qualcomm chip deals may not have collapsed over patent fees, leaked emails suggest

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

When Apple Inc. executive Jeff Williams told a courtroom that Qualcomm Inc. cut off chip supply for iPhones, it was compelling testimony in the Federal Trade Commission's...
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The FTC is reportedly considering hitting Facebook with a 'record-setting' fine over privacy issues

The FTC is reportedly considering hitting Facebook with a 'record-setting' fine over privacy issues

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook's privacy nightmare may be about to get worse. According to a new report from The Washington Post published Friday , regulators at the US Federal Trade Commission are...
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Tim Cook Thinks Consumers Should Have More Control Over Their Data

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Tim Cook thinks we all deserve privacy online. In an article penned by the Apple CEO Thursday in Time , he attempts to explain how we can get it. "This problem is solvable-it...
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Former FTC chief technologist named director of CMU's CyLab

Former FTC chief technologist named director of CMU's CyLab

2 days ago   |   Post Gazette

Lorrie Faith Cranor, also a co-founder of Wombat Security in the Strip District, replaces CyLab's interim director, Douglas Sicker.
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Marco Rubio Introduces Privacy Bill to Create Federal Regulations on Data Collection

3 days ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Senator Marco Rubio introduced a bill Wednesday aimed at creating federal standards of privacy protection for major internet companies like Facebook , Amazon , and Google . The...
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Why robocalls have gotten worse since the government shutdown

Why robocalls have gotten worse since the government shutdown

4 days ago   |   New York Post

Don't pick up that phone. Americans have been plagued with an increasing number of robocalls - and the government can't do anything about it. Both the Federal Trade Commission...
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Apple and Qualcomm offer billion-dollar sob stories at FTC antitrust trial

Apple and Qualcomm offer billion-dollar sob stories at FTC antitrust trial

5 days ago   |   Venture Beat

At a trial in California, the phone- and modem-making giants traded tales of massive licensing and developing fees from Qualcomm's CDMA chips for iPhones.
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Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

John Coughlin, Champion U.S. Figure Skater, Found Dead 1 Day After Suspension

John Coughlin, Champion U.S. Figure Skater, Found Dead 1 Day After Suspension

The two-time U.S. pairs champion was being investigated by SafeSport after allegations were made against him. Read more ...

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

Residents who live in the immediate vicinity of the pipeline, which runs from the cities of Tuxpan to Tula, have been evacuated. Read more ...

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

“It's time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside," the former president said. Read more ...

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

President Trump repeated calls for a wall at the southern border and outlined measures aimed at reopening the federal government in a Saturday speech. He urged the creation of... Read more ...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100 mph chase, police say

Four bras, 14 pairs of panties, two candles and some air freshener refills - all valued at about $445 were taken from the store. Read more ...

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

The partial government shutdown has gone on weeks, and President Trump is offering a way out. But Democrats say the president's offer is a nonstarter and any deal needs to open... Read more ...

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

LE HAVRE, France - Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France ended the U.S. national team's 28-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday. Read more ...