The FTC is investigating the Equifax breach that may have exposed the personal information of more than 143 million U.S. consumers while also warning of phone scams in the wake of the hack.
Uber announced it will discontinue its controversial feature that would track users even after they their ride ended.
How to spot phishing emails, unverified websites and other scams looking to take advantage of people trying to help Texas flood victims.
Uber has agreed to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over data privacy and security issues.
EPIC has filed a complaint with the FTC over Google's practice of tracking in-store purchases made by consumers using a potentially unsecure protocol.
White House adviser Steve Bannon wants technology companies like Facebook and Google to be regulated as utilities.
The FTC is probing claims made in a nonprofit report that says Amazon is misleading consumers about price bargains. Could this put the Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods in question?
The FTC announced it will attempt to block the merger of daily fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings, which would create an effective monopoly if combined.
After warnings from the Federal Trade Commission went out to celebrities, Instagram is changing the way sponsored posts are shown.
A new study shows that out of 152 Instagram ad posts from the top 50 most-followed celebs on Instagram, only 9 are compliant to the Federal Trade Commission's guidelines for social media ads.
Dish Network has been fined $280 million, ordered to be paid to the U.S. government and four states, for telemarking calls to people on the Do Not Call registry.
Amazon is refunding $70 million to parents whose children made unauthorized in-app transactions, the FTC says.
After a report that Uber continued to track users after they deleted the Uber app, lawmakers and regulators are considering launching in investigation into the company's practices.
The Democrat suddenly backed away from supporting a former Airbnb official for an open FTC slot.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is reportedly readying to roll back net neutrality protections and is planning to ask telecommunications companies to voluntarily agree to maintain an open internet.
AT&T, Comcast, Verizon and other major players in the telecom industry set out Friday to combat consumer concerns about collecting and selling user information, though the actions of the companies may speak louder than their words.
The Senate voted on a Congressional Budget Act to kill privacy rules that would have prevented internet service providers from collecting sensitive customer information without permission.
The Federal Trade Commission has named Thomas Pahl as the new head of its Bureau of Consumer Protection. Pahl has a long history as a deregulator in Washington.
The United States Federal Trade Commission came to a settlement with electronics manufacturer Vizio over a lawsuit regarding the company's data collection practices. Vizio will pay $2.2 million and will have to ask for user permission before collecting information.
Apple filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm in Beijing, accusing it of abusing its position in the chip industry.
Startup and 'Shark Tank' funded company Breathometer is offering refunds for its breathylzer devices following an FTC inquiry that found the company knowingly lied about their accuracy.
Apple has accused Qualcomm of withholding some $1 billion in promised rebates as ransom because the tech giant complied with investigations by South Korea’s anti-trust regulator.
The probe focused on claims that the company exaggerated a driver's annual earnings.
Why Does Medication Cost So Much? Drug Company Fined $100M For 83,000 Percent Price Increase Of Lifesaving Baby Medicine
A pharmaceutical company was fined $100 million after a lawsuit alleged that it hiked the price of a life-saving medicine by 83,000 percent.
Qualcomm (QCOM) Denies Forcing Apple (AAPL) Into Buying Its Chips, Rejects FTC Lawsuit Alleging Anticompetitive Tactics
Fending off FTC's allegations, Qualcomm said it never withheld or threatened to withhold chip supply in order to obtain agreement to unfair or unreasonable licensing terms.
The smartphone parts manufacturer is under fire for uncompetitive market practices.
The Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit against D-Link, alleging the company failed to properly secure its products and leaving consumers vulnerable to attack.
As the amount of device in the IoT continues to expand at an incredible pace, the FTC said it's up to multiple parties to protect consumer's data and privacy.
The country’s Fair Trade Commission said the record-amount penalty was “aimed at putting right Qualcomm's unfair business model.”
DeVry University and its parent company, DeVry Education Group, have agreed to pay a $100 million settlement after being accused of misleading prospective students in ads, the Federal Trade Commission says.