Uber has agreed to implement a “comprehensive privacy program” as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, which alleged that the ride-hailing company stored data in an unsecured cloud service and didn’t monitor how often its employees looked at user data.
Time and again, we've seen that Dr. Oz peddles garbage cures. So it's no surprise that the government has gone after the company that makes one of his favorite supplements. Today the FTC announced that the people who promoted green coffee extract on his show are being fined $9 million.
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The FTC has begun an investigation into possible antitrust violations caused by the often close relationship between two of our favorite companies, Apple and Google. But they look so nice together!
In a victory that ought to lower your daily intake of unsolicited emails by 0.7%, U.S. authorities have shut down one of the largest spam rings in the world. The group was known amongst spam fighters as HerbalKing, and, at one point, delivered up to one-third of all spam on the Internet. The global reach of its…