Qualcomm Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit From Apple

Qualcomm Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit From Apple

Following the Federal Trade Commission pursuing legal action against Qualcomm for charging companies a large amount to use its parts patents, Apple has decided to jump in with a lawsuit ...
Judge Orders Amazon To Reimburse Parents Over Unauthorized App Purchases

Judge Orders Amazon To Reimburse Parents Over Unauthorized App Purchases

Amazon joins Google in the reimburse parents for unauthorized in-app purchases club, according to a report from Reuters. In a charge going back to 2014, the FTC ordered Amazon to repay ...
YouTube Kids Accused Of Violating FTC Rules and Taking Advantage of Viewers

YouTube Kids Accused Of Violating FTC Rules and Taking Advantage of Viewers

The recent launch of YouTube Kids might give Google some trouble. Consumer protection and child advocacy groups are targeting the company due to perceived questionable advertising ...
FTC Wanted To Bring Google Up For Blackmailing Companies In Search Results

FTC Wanted To Bring Google Up For Blackmailing Companies In Search Results

The Federal Trade Commission put the spotlight on Google for anti-trust reasons back in 2012. Google managed to avoid any heavily damaging legal action by settling out of court and ...
Apple Removes "FREE" From App Store Games With In-Game Purchases

Apple Removes “FREE” From App Store Games With In-Game Purchases

After being smacked with a $32.5M minimum order from the FTC to refund consumers for unauthorized in-app purchases, Apple has taken the step of removing free-to-play games from the ...
Yelp To Make COPPA Compliant Changes to Policy and Pay $450K Settlement

Yelp To Make COPPA Compliant Changes to Policy and Pay $450K Settlement

The Federal Trade Commission has been on a warpath this summer when comes to dealing with technology companies. Even more specific is dealing with companies who allow kids to slip ...
FTC Gives More Power To Customers When It Comes To Late Shipping From Online Retailers

FTC Gives More Power To Customers When It Comes To Late Shipping From Online Retailers

If you tend to order online from a site as opposed to from a merchant on said site, you may have run into situations where something that should be delivered in a few days to a week ...
Google To Refund At Least $19 Million In Unauthorized In-App Purchases Settlement

Google To Refund At Least $19 Million In Unauthorized In-App Purchases Settlement

Parents who had to deal with mounting Google Play charges due to their children making purchases have gotten some relief. Google will refund at the minimum $19 million in a settlement. RELATED: Google ...
The FTC Pushes Ahead Legal Action Against Amazon For Unauthorized In-App Purchases

The FTC Pushes Ahead Legal Action Against Amazon For Unauthorized In-App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission feels as though it played nice enough by offering Amazon the chance to change their in-app purchases policy on its own. The popular retailer decided to ...
FTC Could Put Pressure on Amazon About In App Purchases

FTC Could Put Pressure on Amazon About In App Purchases

Amazon’s approach to in-app purchases seem to the target of the Federal Trade Commission. The Seattle-based company has selected to not act upon the FTC’s request to update its ...