FTC reportedly planning ‘record-setting’ fine against Facebook for mishandling user data

Following a report last weekend that Germany was planning to punish Facebook, a report from The Washington Post now says the Federal Trade Commission in the U.S. is planning “record-setting” fines against the social media giant. The report cites three people familiar with the matter and says regulators plan to punish the company for failing […]

This week on AI: iPhone’s 10th anniversary, High Sierra public beta, Google’s $2.7B fine, and more

In a week largely dominated by examination of the iPhone’s impact on the industry and our lives, the European Commission whacked Google with a record $ 2.7 antitrust penalty regarding its search engine behavior, Apple released iOS 11 and High Sierra betas to the public beta tester pool, and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s lawsuit […]

Bell faces $1.25M fine for posting fake reviews of its app in the App Store

Canadian telecommunications company Bell has been fined by Canada’s Competition Bureau today for posting deceptive reviews online. Bell has agreed to pay $ 1.25 million in fines to the organization. The investigation originally began when Bell acknowledged that its employees were “overzealous” in their reviews for the MyBell Mobile app on the App Store. In […]