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FTC to deepen Google probe: report

Google Inc is about to receive the civil equivalent of a subpoena from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission as part of a probe into the giant Web company's Internet search business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

FTC and Justice Department mull Google antitrust probe

U.S. antitrust regulators may investigate Google Inc's dominance of the Web search industry, and will settle on the agency to launch a probe once scrutiny into the company's plan to buy ITA software is done, a source told Reuters on Tuesday.

FTC, Justice Dept mull Google antitrust probe

U.S. antitrust regulators may investigate Google Inc's dominance of the Web search industry, and will settle on the agency to launch a probe once scrutiny into the company's plan to buy ITA software is done, a source told Reuters.

FTC says settles with Google over Buzz roll-out

Search giant Google Inc has settled with U.S. regulators investigating privacy problems that cropped up in its botched roll-out of social network Buzz, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday.

FTC settles with Google over Buzz roll-out

Search giant Google Inc has settled with U.S. regulators investigating privacy problems that cropped up in its botched roll-out of social network Buzz, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday.

Toys R Us to pay $1.3 million for violating FTC order

Toys 'R' Us has agreed to pay a $1.3 million penalty for violating a 1998 order that barred it from pushing suppliers to refuse to sell to competitors or from urging limits to those sales, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.

Lawyers exempt from FTC's Red Flags Rule, votes U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate has unanimously voted for lawyers to be exempted from the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Red Flags Rule, which seeks to curb identity theft among credit and financial regulatory agencies through costly and burdensome prevention and detection programs.

FTC drops LimeWire ID theft investigation

Regulators dropped an investigation into whether LimeWire file-sharing software put users' personal information at risk of identity theft, according to a letter sent to the company earlier this month.

Intel and FTC talk settlement of market abuse suit

Intel and the Federal Trade Commission filed motions on Monday to suspend trial proceedings while both negotiate settlement of a lawsuit, in which the agency accused the company of abusing its market dominance.

Countrywide settles FTC charges for $108 million

Countrywide Financial Corp, the mortgage lender that became synonymous with risky lending practices, has agreed to pay $108 million to settle government charges that two Countrywide mortgage servicing companies misled and overcharged consumers.

Lawmakers ask FTC to look into Google Wi-Fi data

Two lawmakers who co-chair the House Privacy Caucus asked the Federal Trade Commission if Google broke the law in collecting WiFi and other Internet data while taking photographs for its Street View product.

Pru gets South Korea anti-trust nod for AIA deal: FTC

Britain's Prudential Plc has secured South Korean anti-trust approval for its planned $35.5 billion takeover of American International Group Inc's Asian life insurance business, a Korean Fair Trade Commission official said. told Reuters on Thursday.

Prudential gets Korea anti-trust nod for AIA deal: FTC

Prudential Plc has secured South Korean anti-trust approval for its planned $35.5 billion takeover of American International Group Inc's Asian life insurance business, a Korean Fair Trade Commission official told Reuters on Thursday.

Advocacy groups urge FTC to bar Google-AdMob deal

Two advocacy groups asked U.S. antitrust regulators on Monday to block Google's purchase of AdMob, a provider of advertising services for mobile phones, on antitrust grounds and to address privacy issues raised by the deal.

Green Mountain withdraws Diedrich filing with US FTC

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc (GMCR.O) voluntarily withdrew its filing with the antitrust division of the Federal Trade Commission regarding its purchase of Diedrich Coffee Inc (DDRX.O) after consultation with the regulator.

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