Ex-Uber security chief convicted of hiding hack from federal regulators

A jury found former Uber security chief Joe Sullivan guilty of hiding a massive data breach from federal regulators. With that verdict, Sullivan has likely become the first executive to be...

Former Uber security chief found guilty of concealing data breach

Uber's former chief security officer, Joe Sullivan, found guilty of criminal obstruction. Sullivan failed to report a 2016 cybersecurity incident to authorities. Sullivan was fired from Uber in...

Ex-Uber security chief convicted of hiding hack from federal regulators

A jury found former Uber security chief Joe Sullivan guilty of hiding a massive data breach from federal regulators. With that verdict, Sullivan has likely become the first executive to be...

Former Uber security chief found guilty of concealing data breach

Joe Sullivan was fired from Uber in 2017. He was found guilty on counts of obstruction of justice and deliberate concealment of felony. The case was being watched as an important precedent...

Why Kim Kardashian got fined and Matt Damon didn't

Kim Kardashian was fined $1.26 million Monday for touting crypto schemes. Matt Damon and Larry David have gone unpunished. The seeming double standard is a function of a subtle yet crucial...

Why Kim Kardashian got fined and Matt Damon didn't

Kim Kardashian was fined $1.26 million Monday for touting crypto schemes. Matt Damon and Larry David have gone unpunished. The seeming double standard is a function of a subtle yet crucial...

U.S. keeps losing antitrust court battles but few expect pullback

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON - The U.S. government has been hit with four painful losses at antitrust trials recently but legal experts do not expect the Biden administration's regulators to slow...

Why Kim Kardashian got fined and Matt Damon didn't

Kim Kardashian was fined $1.26 million Monday for touting crypto schemes — even as much more high-profile pitches from the likes of Matt Damon and Larry David have gone unpunished. The seeming...

Warn Aging Parents About Post-Disaster Scammers

After any disaster, scammers find the most vulnerable people ans seek to take advantage. The FTC warns of these scams and suggests these precautions.

House passes antitrust bill targeting Big Tech

Big Tech companies are the target of a House measure giving states greater power in competition cases and increasing money for federal regulators. The antitrust legislation focuses on the...

Elizabeth Warren Turns Attention From Crumbling Economy To Pending Vacuum Cleaner Company Acquisition

Elizabeth Warren Turns Attention From Crumbling Economy To Pending Vacuum Cleaner Company Acquisition While the Federal Reserve is in the midst of nuking the U.S. economy and stock...

Amazon dominates the $113 billion smart home market

Amazon introduced four new Echo devices, a new Fire TV, and two new Ring cameras. The new devices were all introduced Wednesday at Amazon's annual smart home event. Last month, Amazon made moves...

Amazon dominates the $113 billion smart home market

From Alexa to Ring, Amazon is the biggest player in the $113 billion smart home market. Now, its proposed acquisition of iRobot is being probed by the FTC.

Amazon's expensive Astro robot gets pet detection, ability to check specific windows and doors, Ring camera...

There’s been a standing question surrounding how seriously we should ultimately take Astro. The product was launched exactly one year ago, in limited quantities as a Day One offering for $1,500 a...

Twitter: Elon Musk failed to find many bots and he hid the information

Twitter says Elon Musk was presented with his own analysis on "bots" or fake accounts. His chosen data firms found the bots to be around 5% to 11%, Twitter's legal team said. Musk has claimed in...

FTC should probe payroll data deals by brokers like Equifax, rival says

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should investigate how data brokers including Equifax Inc and Experian Plc have amassed payroll records about most Americans, a small rival urged in a letter to...

State & Federal Officials Increasingly Seek Policy Change Through Litigation Instead Of Legislation

A lawsuit recently filed by the FTC is part of a broader trend occurring at both the federal and state levels of government, in which there has been a growing push to make more laws and set...

FTC orders Jeff Bezos to testify in Amazon Prime probe

Regulators want to question the executives about the retailer's sign-up and cancellation practices for Amazon Prime.

FTC says Bezos, Jassy must testify in probe of Amazon Prime

Federal regulators are ordering Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and CEO Andy Jassy to testify in the government's investigation of Amazon Prime

Amazon loses effort to exclude Jassy and Bezos from testifying in FTC Prime probe

The FTC rejected Amazon's bid to exclude CEO Andy Jassy and founder Jeff Bezos from testifying. Amazon had earlier accused the FTC of harassing its top executives in demanding their testimony....

FTC says Bezos, Jassy must testify in probe of Amazon Prime

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are ordering Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and CEO Andy Jassy to testify in the government's investigation of Amazon Prime, rejecting the company’s complaint that...

FTC Says Jeff Bezos Must Testify in Amazon Prime Investigation

Amazon's legal filing failed to quash the FTC's subpoenas against Bezos and other members of the company's management team.

Amazon's Bezos, Jassy must testify in FTC investigation

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and CEO Andy Jassy must testify in an ongoing Federal Trade Commission probe into whether the company misled people into subscribing to Amazon Prime and other services,...

The FTC says Jeff Bezos and Andy Jassy cannot avoid testifying in an ongoing investigation into Prime membership,...

WASHINGTON—Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and Chief Executive Andy Jassy can’t avoid testifying in an investigation related to the company’s Prime membership program, the Federal Trade...

Amazon fails to cancel FTC subpoenas for Bezos, Jassy testimony

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and Chief Executive Andy Jassy won't be able to avoid testifying in an investigation related to the company’s Prime membership program. The Federal Trade Commission ...

FTC Says Bezos, Others at Amazon Must Testify

Commissioners denied the company’s request to quash subpoenas and pare back an investigation related to the Prime membership program.

U.S. FTC rejects Amazon bid to quash Bezos, Jassy testimony

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON -The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday rejected a bid by Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) to quash demands that both Chief Executive Andy Jassy and Executive...

U.S. FTC rejects Amazon bid to quash Bezos, Jassy testimony

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday rejected a bid by Amazon.com Inc to quash demands that both Chief Executive Andy Jassy and Executive Chairman Jeff Bezos testify at an investigative...

FTC looking into Amazon's $1.7B deal for iRobot

The Federal Trade Commission is reviewing a deal to buy iRobot for $1.7 billion. The deal is the latest in a series of high-profile deals between the two companies. The FTC has asked both...

Weeks after Lina Khan's FTC opens investigation of Amazon for One Medical deal, it probes acquisition of Roomba...

Privacy advocates are concerned that if it owns the Roomba, Amazon will have a trove of data on many Americans' homes and floor plans.

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