@Federal Trade Commission
Privacy Concerns May Hamper FB-WhatsApp Deal
Facebook's $19 billion deal to acquire WhatsApp may face a detailed scrutiny by the country's fair trade regulator CCI.
FTC eyes mobile, social media with latest online ad rules
The Federal Trade Commission wants all advertisers to display disclaimers on social media platforms as they would in print and television.
FTC issues guidelines for mobile applications
Companies should now obtain consumers' consent before including location tracking in software and applications
Google pact with FTC could affect other patent disputes
Google is also limited in when it can seek injunctions against products from rival companies that use certain of its patents
U.S. ends long Google probe with only mild reprimand
As Google Inc. celebrates its victory, rivals are left disappointed.
U.S. could wrap up Google probe this week: sources
Google accused of giving competitors lower ranking in search results
Google, U.S. regulators close to deal in patents dispute: sources
However, more contentious issues yet to be resolved
Google mulls FTC settlement over patents
The dispute has to do with whether Google's Motorola Mobility unit lived up to licensing commitments made after its patents were adopted as industry standards.