San Francisco: Four Democratic lawmakers have called on the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate tech giants Apple and Google over selling personal data. According to The Wall Street Journal, the lawmakers alleged the companies engaged in unfair and deceptive practices by enabling the collection and sale of mobile-phone users’ personal information. Apple and Google […]
San Francisco: The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has opened an antitrust probe in Meta’s plan to buy the popular virtual reality (VR) fitness app Supernatural for over $400 million, as the social network begins its journey towards creating Metaverse, the media reported. According to a report in The Information, Meta’s first five VR app […]
In a statement, the agency said that given the significant headwinds facing the commission in this matter, "the FTC will not petition the Supreme Court to review the decision of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in FTC v. Qualcomm."