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FTC charges Twitter with using account security data to sell targeted ads

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is acting against Twitter for deceptively using information gathered to ensure user account security for targeted advertising. Under the proposed order, Twitter must pay a US$150 million penalty and is banned from profiting from the deceptively collected data. In addition, it must satisfy a number of other conditions. According […]

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Hashtag Trending Feb. 16 – FTC robocall investigation compliance; Virgin Galactic wants to sell more space flights; Google Chrome OS Flex

FTC sets harsh rules around robocall compliance, Virgin Galactic opens up its space flight to the public, and Google releases Chrome OS Flex. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, February 16th, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said that it […]

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Nvidia terminates its $40 billion Arm acquisition

Nvidia ended its pursuit to acquire Arm from SoftBank Group, according to a company statement.  “Though we won’t be one company, we will partner closely with Arm,” said Jensen Huang, chief executive officer of Nvidia, in the press release. Nvidia first announced that it would acquire Arm, a U.K.-based fabless microprocessor designer, from the Japanese […]

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Hashtag Trending Nov. 18 – Apple softens right to repair stance; FTC wants to make online subs easier to cancel; Amazon boots Visa

Apple to provide official iPhone parts to consumers, FTC wants to tighten rules around subscription cancellation, and Visa and Amazon are in a spat.

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