Google and Waze, two of the leading companies in the mapping industry, may be a match made in heaven. But Google’s $1.1 billion acquisition of the social driving company has, not surprisingly, signaled some alarm bells with antitrust authorities.
Game retailers abide by the ESRB ratings when selling to minors nearly twice as often as theaters do when selling R-rated movie tickets.
Just as Path was beginning to put last year’s controversy over its access to user address books, the social networking app is in hot water again over location data within images.
You’ll have to wait a bit longer to see the end of the FTC’s Google antitrust investigation.
Facebook‘s corporate structure is getting a facelift with five new product groups that will report directly to founder Mark Zuckerberg.
The Federal Trade Commission and Facebook’s relationship status won’t read “it’s complicated” anymore, since the two companies settled a longstanding privacy suit today.
Yesterday we wrote that the Federal Trade Commission was readying a large-scale Google antitrust probe, and today Google confirmed that it has received notification of an investigation from the regulatory agency. Google Fellow and key search engineer Amit Singhal responded to the situation in a blog post today, entitled “Support choice, ensuring economic opportunity.”