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U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues

(Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on ...

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues

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U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
01:00, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 4-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
02:15, 2019-07-13

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, according to a source familiar with the matter but not authorized to speak on the record, a deal that could result in unprecedented federal oversight of the...
23:45, 2019-07-12

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data....
13:45, 2019-07-13

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlement was approved by a vote of 3-2, according to tw...
01:30, 2019-07-13

Facebook Agrees to Pay Record $5 Billion Settlement in Privacy Investigation Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion to resolve a U.S. investigation into years of privacy violations, a settlement that increases the board of directors’ responsibility for protecting users’ data while changing little about the company’s lucrative advertising business. The a...
15:00, 2019-07-24

Facebook to create a privacy panel as part of $5 billion FTC settlement The FTC is to announce that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion.Read More...
16:15, 2019-07-24

U.S. government issues stunning rebuke, historic $5 billion fine against Facebook for repeated privacy violations The U.S. government on Wednesday issued an unprecedented rebuke of Facebook after a year of massive privacy mishaps, charging the company deceived its users and "undermined" choices they made to protect their data as part of a settlement that requires the tech giant to pay $5 billion and submit to s...
20:15, 2019-07-24

Regulators from Australia, Canada, UK hit Facebook with Libra privacy concerns Facebook's history of mishandling data has come back to haunt it as the privacy and regulatory community team up to probe the social media giant on Libra....
13:45, 2019-08-06

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
23:30, 2019-05-24

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlementThe Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay roughly $5bn, two people briefed on the m...
06:15, 2019-07-24

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
03:45, 2019-07-23

Facebook Settlement Requires Zuckerberg to Certify Privacy Protections Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to personally certify that the company is taking steps to protect consumer privacy under a settlement expected to be announced with the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday....
03:00, 2019-07-24

Facebook pays historic $5B fine and agrees to new privacy regulations as part of massive settlement After months of speculation, Facebook and the FTC agreed to a $5 billion fine for privacy violations, as well as new oversight on how the company handles user data....
02:30, 2019-07-25

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook says some 2.1 billion use its apps every day On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9 billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
00:00, 2019-07-25

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep......
22:45, 2019-07-12

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and clouded its future....
21:00, 2019-07-24

FTC to Announce $5 Billion Facebook Settlement as Soon as This Week The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce as soon as this week a settlement with Facebook over the company’s privacy practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
19:45, 2019-07-22

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
22:45, 2019-07-12

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
13:45, 2019-07-23

Facebook emails seem to show Zuckerberg knew of privacy issues, report claims Firm has uncovered emails that appear to show chief executive’s connection to potentially problematic practices, WSJ reportsFacebook has uncovered emails that appear to show Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially damaging privacy practices at the company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wed...
22:30, 2019-06-12

Facebook’s $5 billion settlement blasted as insufficient by FTC’s own chiefs Facebook’s record-breaking $5 billion settlement is already being slammed as a slap on the wrist for Mark Zuckerberg — by leaders of the very government agency that orchestrated the deal. The Federal Trade Commission Wednesday hailed the settlement, over Facebook’s mishandling of user data, for boos...
21:15, 2019-07-24

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC requesting answ......
22:15, 2019-07-16

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever imposed on a technology company....
19:15, 2019-07-24

FTC to announce $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week: sources The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week of its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
03:30, 2019-07-23

It won't be hard for Facebook to afford a $5 billion settlement with the FTC, but there may be other costs beyond money (FB) Getty Facebook is facing a record penalty of about $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission — but for the tech giant, that's only about as much as the revenue it generates in a month. What could be more damaging to Facebook than the monetary costs of the settlement is the degree to which ...
12:30, 2019-07-13

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations it shared users' personal information with Cambridge Analytica....
02:15, 2019-07-13

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
06:15, 2019-07-13

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social networking giant pay a fine of $5 billion. Hardly a surprise, Facebook warned investors of the potential fine in the $3 billion to $5 billion range du...
22:45, 2019-07-12

Facebook To Pay Record $5 Billion Fine Over Privacy Violations Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy...
16:15, 2019-07-24

Facebook pays $5 billion fine, FTC orders new privacy plan Facebook must pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine as part of a settlement with the FTC and also agreed to measures that limit the power of the CEO.       ...
00:00, 2019-07-25

Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
00:45, 2019-07-24

Facebook Slapped With Record 5-Billion Fine By US Over Privacy Violations Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the U.S. Federal......
15:15, 2019-07-24

UPDATE 3-Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
00:45, 2019-07-24

Facebook fined $5 billion by FTC, must update and adopt new privacy, security measures The Federal Trade Commission says Facebook will be a safer social network due to the agency's $5 billion settlement over privacy violations.       ...
15:45, 2019-07-24

Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy; faces antitrust probe Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user data, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the social media company said on Wednesday....
01:45, 2019-07-25

UPDATE 5-Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
07:15, 2019-07-24

Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy violations; critics call it a bargain Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-24

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency's work as toothless....
20:45, 2019-07-15

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
22:00, 2019-08-17

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after the introduction of EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Privacy regulations around the world protect the rights of the individualȁ...
05:30, 2019-08-05

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing children’s privacy and the Internet The effort by the Federal Trade Commission is in its initial phases, but it could eventually lead to tougher enforcement of the 1998 law against apps and websites that illegally collect personal information from younger users....
22:00, 2019-07-18

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing kids’ privacy and the Internet Federal regulators this week commenced a new effort to update and potentially expand the country's kids' privacy laws, questioning whether swift advancements in technology have outpaced rules meant to protect children under age 13....
17:30, 2019-07-18

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
17:45, 2019-05-21

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following the most devastating wildfire season in state history. State law requires lawmakers to...
07:45, 2019-06-13

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two people familiar with the matter....
03:30, 2019-07-20

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
22:30, 2019-07-11

FTC's settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations blasted by critics The Federal Trade Commission's reported settlement with Google over YouTube childrens privacy violations was been blasted by tech critics as not going far enough to rein in the search giant....
04:15, 2019-07-23

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency Libra could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
17:30, 2019-07-17

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a strong push for new regulators in Australia to oversee news and advertising on their platforms following the completion of the competition regulator’s i...
15:15, 2019-06-28

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
06:30, 2019-06-06

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the social network won't offer the virtual money unti......
22:30, 2019-07-15

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these challenges have regularly bought on the ensuing dips. In the near-term at least, that is unlikely to change....
19:15, 2019-06-04

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
19:30, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the world....
23:30, 2019-07-16

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis. Investors should be skeptical of claims it can escape the same kind of attention....
13:45, 2019-07-04

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it is "currently investigating potential anti-competitive behavior," related to the Libra Association, Bloom......
10:00, 2019-08-21

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators days after ambitious plans for it were unveiled by the social media company.On Tuesday, Randal Quarles,...
19:15, 2019-06-27

Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues “Humanity has been contemptuously used by vast digital empires.” Thus begins Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s “Declaration of Digital Independence,” a new manifesto of sorts advocating for the decentralization of “Big Social Media.” He is asking for digit...
03:15, 2019-07-03

Facebook privately pitched its cryptocurrency plan last month to regulators. They were left even more scared. Two days after Facebook announced plans for the creation of a new cryptocurrency for its 2.7 billion users last month, the tech giant presented its 12-page white paper to more than a dozen officials f......
07:30, 2019-07-17

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
06:45, 2019-06-19

MacKenzie Bezos To Be Richer By $38 Billion After Divorce Settlement Even after paying $38 billion in stocks, Jeff Bezos will retain 59.1 million shares of Amazon -- currently worth nearly $112 billion which still makes him the richest man in the world. MacKenzie ......
12:15, 2019-07-02

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser is set to pay $1.4 billion to settle all U.S. investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid-addiction treatment made by a former subsidiary....
10:45, 2019-07-11

Here's Why Facebook's FTC Settlement Is a Joke After some rumor-milling and informed reportage attributable to anonymous sources, Facebook has finally made public the contours of its deal with the Federal Trade Commission to end a probe into its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. From what few specifics are shared by the company’s gene...
19:30, 2019-07-24

Bayer mediator dismisses report of $8 billion Roundup settlement Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, dismissing a report to that effect which drove its shares as much as 11% higher....
18:45, 2019-08-09

Mackenzie Bezos Will Be Richer By $38 Billion Post Divorce Settlement MacKenzie Bezos, wife of world's richest man Jeff Bezos for 25 years, is set to walk away with a whopping $38 billion this week -- roughly $1.52 billion a year since she got married to the Amazon......
12:15, 2019-07-02

Bayer soars on report of proposed $8 billion Roundup settlement The stock was on track for its best single-day gain in a decade as traders said the settlement report from Bloomberg could relieve pressure on Bayer shares....
14:30, 2019-08-09

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement: report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon stock, Bloomberg reported....
03:15, 2019-07-06

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Divorce Final With $38 Billion Settlement: Report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalised by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon......
04:30, 2019-07-06

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement - report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon stock, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2NBemcm....
05:00, 2019-07-06

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce finalized with $38 billion settlement: report A US judge has ruled that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' wife MacKenzie will get a 4% stake in the tech giant. Concerns were mounting that the king of online retail may lose some of his power as a major shareholder....
17:30, 2019-07-06

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:15, 2019-07-16

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a 3-2 vote with Republicans in support of it and Dem...
22:45, 2019-07-12

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
22:15, 2019-07-16

Facebook CEO again calls for greater regulations following settlement with FTC On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9-billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
01:15, 2019-07-25

For Facebook’s Zuckerberg, FTC settlement could bring a new era of accountability Mark Zuckerberg’s power within Facebook is virtually unchallenged as the co-founder, CEO and largest stockholder. A deal that requires him to personally attest to the firm’s privacy practices may bring an end to that....
03:15, 2019-07-25

The FTC Wants More Privacy, Less Zuckerberg, at Facebook As part of a $5 billion settlement, Facebook agreed to potentially sweeping changes in how it manages privacy. But some doubt they'll alter the company's culture....
17:45, 2019-07-31

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Facebook coul...
04:30, 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:15, 2019-07-16

Why People Are Getting Money From the Equifax Deal But Not the Facebook Settlement In the span of just a few days, the federal government announced settlements relating to two massive privacy breaches that occurred over the last few years, fining Facebook $5 billion for mishandling consumer data, and Equifax $575 million for actions related to a data breach that exposed the person...
21:00, 2019-07-31

FTC to announce $5 bln settlement with Facebook as early as this week -sources The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, two sources briefed on the matter said Monday....
22:15, 2019-07-22

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format it can share with advertisers....
01:00, 2019-08-21

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
23:30, 2019-06-12

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
11:15, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-FTC to announce $5 bln settlement with Facebook as early as this week -sources The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week of its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
22:15, 2019-07-22

Facebook to pay record $5bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies and relax founder Mark Zuckerberg's control over them as part of a regulatory settlement that will see it pay a record $5bn (£4bn) fine....
15:30, 2019-07-24

Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal.The social network will also be required to establish an independent privacy committee that CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have no control ov...
01:15, 2019-07-25

EU Nears Decisions in Facebook Privacy Cases The EU could begin to hit Facebook with decisions under the bloc’s new privacy law by the end of the year, raising the specter of billions of euros in fines and orders to change business practices....
13:30, 2019-08-12

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported....
10:30, 2019-06-13

Facebook pivots privacy failings into pop-up cafes Facebook is fighting back against the perception that it doesn't care about protecting user data, confirming that it will open a number of pop-up cafes where visitors can get privacy check-ups....
15:15, 2019-08-16

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purchases or send money with close to zero transaction ...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address many of the internet’s thorniest problems....
21:00, 2019-06-27

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in the documents....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Facebook warns of costly privacy changes, discloses another U.S. probe Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that new data privacy rules and forthcoming privacy-focused product changes would slow its revenue growth and significantly raise expenses, driving down its shares in after-hours trade even as quarterly revenue topped estimates....
01:45, 2019-07-25

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
04:45, 2019-06-04

FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are fining Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. The fine is the largest the Federal Trade Commission h...
02:01, 2019-07-25

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday,......
02:45, 2019-06-13

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at the company’s sprawling campus here on Wednesday — but refused to answer any questions about an explosive report that Mark Zuckerberg had blown off priv...
19:30, 2019-06-13

Apple is adding new privacy features in iOS 13 that'll hurt Facebook Messaging apps that offer VoIP calling (Voice over Internet Protocol) typically utilize an ‘always-on’ behavior in order to answer calls more quickly by continuously running in the background, but Apple wants that to stop.As reported by The Information, Apple is implementing a change i...
11:00, 2019-08-07

Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids’ privacy Senators are questioning Facebook again. This time their concerns are related to a design flaw that let thousands of kids join group chats with unauthorized users, The Verge reports. Senators Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) w......
20:45, 2019-08-06

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra....
23:30, 2019-08-06

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first general counsel, Chris Kelly, says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against Big Tech companies like Facebook or Google....
03:45, 2019-06-11

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in revenue last year....
03:30, 2019-07-13

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
19:30, 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers Alphabet Inc's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, because of Google's concerns that sharing data from users of its Android phone system might attract the scrutin...
18:00, 2019-08-19

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
22:15, 2019-06-03

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct data miner Cambridge Analytica....
01:00, 2019-06-03

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
22:00, 2019-05-31

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British......
08:30, 2019-06-01

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to throw out a class-action lawsuit related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. “There is no invasion of privacy at all, because there is no privacy,” on Fa...
22:15, 2019-06-02

Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday....
01:30, 2019-08-10

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in the course of responding to a Federal Trade Commission investigation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing “people familiar with the ...
08:30, 2019-06-13

Judge orders Facebook to turn over records on data privacy DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data. Thursday’s ruling involves an investor lawsuit seeking company records to investigate potential wrongdoing and mismanagement by Facebook directors regarding da...
04:00, 2019-05-31

U.S. judge orders Facebook to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for an estimated 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
18:45, 2019-05-31

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Germany....
20:45, 2019-07-16

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to the leak. Today, a US judge sided with shareholders......
07:45, 2019-06-01

Facebook to be fined $5bn for Cambridge Analytica privacy violations – reports The $5bn fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission against a technology companyThe Federal Trade Commission has reportedly voted to approve fining Facebook roughly $5bn to settle an investigation into the company’s privacy violations that was launched following the Cambri...
03:30, 2019-07-13

US lawmakers hammer Facebook exec over Libra's threat to privacy House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future launch of its cryptocurrency project Libra, in a combative hearing that highlighted deep skepticism ove...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Two US senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor privacy protection for children using its Messenger Kids app....
11:30, 2019-08-07

Two U.S. senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook Inc questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor privacy protection for children using its Messenger Kids app....
10:00, 2019-08-07

Europe's top court sets date for opinion on Facebook privacy Europe's top court will give an opinion on Dec. 12 on Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' landmark case against Facebook, which will affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide....
19:15, 2019-07-09

iOS 13 privacy feature will force total overhaul for Facebook apps Apple's Craig Federighi unveils iOS 13 at WWDC 2019. (credit: Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica) Privacy has been a renewed focus with Apple’s next operating system update. One new feature in iOS 13 that seems centered on user privacy could have sweeping consequences for messaging and online call apps. In...
13:00, 2019-08-07

Italy’s privacy watchdog fines Facebook 1 million euros ROME (AP) — Italy’s privacy watchdog says it has fined Facebook 1 million euros ($1.13 million) over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The government agency said in a statement Friday that it had determined that 57 Italians had downloaded the thisisyourdigitallife app through a Facebook lo...
18:30, 2019-06-28

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
22:15, 2019-06-18

Facebook Says CEO Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said....
10:30, 2019-06-13

Facebook warns privacy changes will slow revenue growth, discloses another U.S. probe Facebook said that new rules and product changes aimed at protecting users' privacy would slow its revenue growth and significantly raise expenses.Read More...
09:45, 2019-07-25

Facebook Expected to Settle SEC Claims of Inadequate Disclosures Over Privacy Practices The SEC is expected to announce a settlement with Facebook on Wednesday related to claims it inadequately disclosed risks involving its privacy practices....
07:15, 2019-07-24

Swiss privacy office wants details on Facebook's Libra crypto project Switzerland's privacy watchdog said on Tuesday it has yet to receive a reply to a July 17 letter seeking details about Facebook's Swiss-based Libra cryptocurrency project, adding it needs the information to determine its oversight role....
19:15, 2019-07-23

Facebook will have to pay a record-breaking fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more. The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it — described by 10 people familiar with the matter — illustrates the challenges facing a 105-year-old agency tasked with watching some of the most powerful digital p...
13:00, 2019-07-23

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans' privacy rights....
23:45, 2019-07-03

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
00:45, 2019-06-19

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from tracking you across the web. The company says the proposed solution will allow advertisers to measure the effectiveness of their ad campaigns on the w...
16:15, 2019-05-23

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
06:15, 2019-06-19

Facebook loses facial-recognition privacy appeal and could pay billions in fines Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its privacy practices....
18:45, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
21:00, 2019-05-31

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss data protection agency said Tuesday it has not been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy protections for the Libra cryptocurrency....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Europe's huge privacy fines against Marriott and British Air are a warning for Google and Facebook The EU imposed record fines this week to British Airways and Marriott, marking far and away the biggest fines imposed under General Data Protection Regulation, which was enacted just over one year ago....
19:15, 2019-07-10

Facebook falls following report that Zuckerberg emails link him to controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dropped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant's controversial privacy practices....
03:15, 2019-06-13

FaceApp's privacy concerns: How the app compares to Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat terms A new wave of interest has made FaceApp the top free entry in the Apple and Google app stores. It has also lead to privacy concerns.       ...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Leaked Facebook emails might prove Zuckerberg knew about questionable privacy practices Facebook is under investigation due to policies related to user privacy. Shocking, right? And this time around, things aren’t looking very good for the company, which is already willing to settle the matter by paying a huge penalty. A new report shows that Facebook is worried that internal ema...
22:00, 2019-06-13

There's Zero Chance Facebook's FTC Fine Stops Future Abuse, Lawmakers and Privacy Experts Say Sure, $5 billion sounds like a pretty big fine, and for most Americans, the size of it is difficult to fathom. But for a corporation as massive as Facebook, it represents only around three month’s worth of profit, a proverbial drop in the bucket.Read more......
09:30, 2019-07-25

Facebook worries emails could show Zuckerberg knew of questionable privacy practices Facebook Inc. uncovered emails that appear to show Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially problematic privacy practices at the company, according to people familiar with the matter....
19:45, 2019-06-12

Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
00:00, 2019-08-09

Facebook Says Mark Zuckerberg Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said Wednesday as it......
10:15, 2019-06-13

Firefox Deploys a Slew of New Privacy Features, Taking Aim at Facebook and Invasive Online Trackers There are plenty of browsers to choose from, but two of the most popular, when it comes to privacy at least, are headed down radically divergent paths.Read more......
21:30, 2019-06-04

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the apps in general....
22:30, 2019-07-03

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
19:30, 2019-06-20

A titan of global investing just booted Facebook from its do-good index as a direct result of privacy concerns Associated Press S&P Dow Jones Indices is removing Facebook from its S&P 500 ESG Index, which tracks companies that score well in its environmental, social, and corporate governance rankings. The index provider said it came to that decision after privacy concerns surrounding the company, "includi...
06:00, 2019-06-14

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
16:45, 2019-08-09

A new Facebook privacy flaw allowed thousands of children on Messenger Kids to enter group chats with strangers (FB) Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images Facebook's Messenger Kids had a design flaw that allowed for a situation in which a child can enter a group chat with other users — including adults — who hadn't been preapproved by their parents, according to a report by the Verge. A Facebook spokesper...
05:15, 2019-07-24

Facebook not worried about $5 billion FTC fine Facebook’s eye-popping $5 billion FTC fine may have set a record, but it’s a drop in the bucket for owner Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg, who has a net worth of $79.8 billion according to Bloomberg, could pay the fine out-of-pocket and still remain comfortably placed as the fifth-richest man in the wor...
05:00, 2019-07-25

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that......
22:15, 2019-05-23

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
13:15, 2019-06-18

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In a new report, ...
19:45, 2019-05-23

Facebook is staring down a record-setting $5 billion fine The fine, which is massive by any yardstick, still represents less than one month's revenue for the social media titan.       ...
18:30, 2019-07-15

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In a new report, Facebook said it saw a “steep increa...
20:45, 2019-05-23

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accounts from the platform, the tech giant said Thursday....
22:45, 2019-05-24

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Fine Doesn't Mark the End of Its Troubles Facebook survived its latest brush with US privacy regulators, at the cost of a record $5 billion fine and other restrictions imposed by the US FTC. But it's far from home free....
10:45, 2019-07-25

FTC hits Facebook officially with record $5 billion fine The Federal Trade Commission charged Facebook on Wednesday a record-breaking $5 billion penalty for violating a 2012 order by the commission related to fooling users about their ability to control privacy....
18:00, 2019-07-24

The FTC's $5 billion fine for Facebook is so meaningless, it will likely leave Zuckerberg wondering what he can't get away with (FB) AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The Federal Trade Commission's reported deal to settle its investigation into Facebook's alleged privacy violations looks like little more than a slap on the wrist. The settlement's reported $5 billion fine, while a large amount to most people, isn't all that much to Facebook...
12:30, 2019-07-13

Facebook will pay $5 billion fine for Cambridge Analytica data breaches The Federal Trade Commission has announced that Facebook will pay a massive fine in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social network will pay $5 billion to settle the charge that it broke a 2012 FTC order concerning the privacy of user......
21:45, 2019-07-24

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month period Facebook said it had removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over the past two quarters, a spike in inauthentic activity that the tech giant attributed to “unsophisticated” bad actors that are caught in the act of creating scores of fake profiles in batches....
20:15, 2019-05-23

FTC 'Failed Miserably' in Punishing Facebook With $5 Billion Fine, Democrats Say The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levying a massive $5 billion fine against the social media giant, according to reporting in both the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. It’s the ...
03:15, 2019-07-13

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their perception of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instag...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise The new Global Digital Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social is packed with all the latest data you need to understand how people are using the internet in July 2019. You’ll find the complete report in the SlideShare embed below, but read on for my summary of this quarter’s es...
13:30, 2019-07-17

Why Facebook's stock jumped despite facing a record-breaking $5 billion FTC penalty: 'A slap on the wrist' (FB) AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Facebook's stock rose around 1% after news broke that it is facing a record-breaking $5 billion penalty from the Federal Trade Commission. Investors are breathing a collective sigh of relief that the settlement isn't more serious. Why? Facebook is absolutely vast, and make...
12:30, 2019-07-13

Democratic Sens. Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal urge Facebook to protect 'children's privacy and safety' The "design flaw" allowed children to circumvent protections and chat with strangers. Two Democratic Sens. expressed deep concern in letter.       ...
06:45, 2019-08-07

Daimler issues profit warning over diesel issues FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Daimler says profits for the second quarter will be hit by troubles with diesel vehicles from its Mercedes-Benz brand and has downgraded its earnings forecast for the full year. The company said Sunday in a news release that it would be hit by “a high three-...
21:15, 2019-06-23

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators The absence of a regulatory imperative has not deterred FX traders from increasing their use of transaction cost analysis tools, in turn increasing the pressure on brokers at a time when margins are already thin....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Will NASA approve another untethered spacewalk? The first “free-flying” spacewalk was back in 1984 and the last one in 1994. User @itsjose_irl tweeted #AskNASA inquiring when we can expect the next one and NASA’s International Space Station Program Manager tackled the question.       ...
13:30, 2019-08-20

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from the sale after taxes, based on calculations by Fo...
12:45, 2019-08-01

Regulators Eye the Auctions That Decide Which Web Ads You See When you load a website, an electronic auction happens in milliseconds to determine which ads show up on your screen. Now, privacy regulators in Europe are beginning to scrutinize this process....
14:45, 2019-07-09

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
17:15, 2019-06-14

San Francisco Set to Approve First-of-Its-Kind Ban on E-Cigarette Sales The city of San Francisco has become the first in the U.S. to move to ban all sales of e-cigarettes in a unanimous vote by city supervisors, SFGate reported on Tuesday, in what officials characterized as an effort to fight back against youth vaping.Read more......
08:15, 2019-06-19

FDA declines to approve Sarepta's second Duchenne treatment Sarepta Therapeutics Inc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its newest treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), citing safety concerns including the risk of infection and kidney toxicity....
02:30, 2019-08-20

DOJ could approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger tomorrow T-Mobile and Sprint are still grappling with state lawsuits attempting to block their merger, but they can at least take some consolation from the federal government. CNBC sources claim that the Department of Justice is expected to approve the merge......
21:45, 2019-07-24

U.S. Poised to Approve Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department is poised to approve T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint under a divestiture plan that would equip satellite-TV operator Dish Network with the building blocks for a new wireless network....
14:15, 2019-07-24

JPMorgan Shareholders Approve Jamie Dimon's Pay JPMorgan Chase investors voted to approve the chief executive’s pay at the bank’s annual meeting over the objections of ISS, the shareholder-advisory firm....
10:30, 2019-05-22

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019....
23:00, 2019-08-08

European regulators demand changes to 737 Max autopilot It's not just American officials who think Boeing's 737 Max software needs more polish. A Bloomberg source said that the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has told Boeing to make five changes to the airliner before it can return to servic......
20:15, 2019-07-07

Former SEC regulators explain how they would investigate the GE accusations After a bombshell accusation from Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos regarding GE's accounting, GE CEO Culp is defending the struggling company calling it stock manipulation. Jacob Frenkel, a former Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement lawyer, and Harvey Pitt, former SEC chairman a...
19:00, 2019-08-19

U.S. FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators Thursday from around the world to assess the status of the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX and what steps are needed to return it to service....
16:45, 2019-05-23

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share website visitors’ data with business partners....
10:30, 2019-08-02

"Rift Between Regulators Not In Anyone's Interest": Airlines On 737 Max Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March....
10:00, 2019-06-02

Southwest Airlines mechanics approve contract, 20% raise DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines mechanics have approved a five-year contract that adds up to a 20% raise. Dallas-based Southwest on Tuesday announced the tentative agreement with about 2,400 workers represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association. Both sides in March announced they̵...
21:00, 2019-05-22

US to Approve Sales It Deems Safe to Blacklisted Huawei The US government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said....
14:30, 2019-07-10

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – thought by some experts to harm bees – for use on a wide variety of crops.The Environmental Protection Age...
20:15, 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-U.S. FDA declines to approve Sarepta's second Duchenne treatment Sarepta Therapeutics Inc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its newest treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), citing safety concerns including the risk of infection and kidney toxicity....
06:00, 2019-08-20

JPMorgan shareholders approve bank's executive pay with protest JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 71.64 percent of shareholders voted to approve its executive compensation packages, marking a rare instance of criticism over the bank's top leaders pay....
20:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. to approve Huawei sales where there is no threat to national security The U.S. government said it will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China’s Huawei where there is no threat to national security.Read More...
11:00, 2019-07-10

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit....
22:15, 2019-07-04

Now, Saudi Women Can Approve Their Kids To Travel Abroad Saudi mothers will be able to apply for passports for children in their custody and approve travel abroad under new guidelines that represent further chipping away of exclusive male power in the......
15:00, 2019-08-20

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government....
20:15, 2019-07-09

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the first such regulations to be launched by a major economy....
14:00, 2019-07-16

U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei The U.S. government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a speech on Tuesday, leaving industry observers unsure about which products will pass muster....
23:15, 2019-07-09

FCC chairman circulates order to approve Sprint, T-Mobile tie-up Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday circulated a draft order that would grant approval to the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile Us Inc and Sprint Corp....
17:30, 2019-08-14

Mitsubishi Motors shareholders approve ouster of Ghosn Mitsubishi shareholders approved the ouster of Carlos Ghosn, who was pivotal in the Japanese automaker’s three-way partnership with Nissan and Renault until he was arrested on financial misconduct charges...
06:00, 2019-06-21

NY could approve sports betting next week, just not on mobile devices New York casinos will soon be taking sports bets. Even as hopes dim for mobile betting, the state Gaming Commission is expected to approve a new set of rules on Monday to authorize sports bets at four upstate casinos: Resorts World Catskills in Monticello, Rivers Casino in Schenectady, del Lago Casi...
05:00, 2019-06-07

EU's Tusk asks European Parliament to approve von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission....
12:30, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 3-AIG shareholders narrowly approve CEO's $21 million pay package American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow margin during the company's annual meeting on Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-05-22

DOJ to approve T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite 13 states trying to block it Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Justice Department plans to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger as part of a settlement involving the sale of spectrum licenses, wholesale access, and a prepaid wireless business to Dish Network, The Wall Street Journal reported today. "The companies h...
18:15, 2019-07-24

U.S. trade rep says he hopes Congress can approve USMCA legislation 'very soon' The North American trade pact renegotiated under President Donald Trump is a "watershed development" for labor that will reduce incentives to outsource jobs, the U.S. Trade Representative said in prepared remarks to lawmakers on Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-06-18

Will stockholders approve the merger between GateHouse owner and Gannett? Stockholders need to OK the tie-up of New Media Investment Group's GateHouse Media and USA TODAY owner Gannett. Could new investments complicate that?       ...
23:15, 2019-08-09

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
23:30, 2019-05-27

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight of A......
06:15, 2019-06-03

NY regulators probing NRA for illegal gun insurance kickbacks The New York Department of Financial Services is investigating the National Rifle Association for its role in offering now-banned insurance products for gun owners in the state — and earning at least $14 million in the process, The Post has learned. The investigation, which hasn’t been previously re...
06:00, 2019-08-10

U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the agency will require these parts to be quickly replac...
03:00, 2019-06-03

Acting FDA chief says regulators don't know much about CBD despite 'explosion of interest' Despite the buzz around CBD, regulators don't know much about the safety of adding the cannabis compound to food, dietary supplements and other consumer products, Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said Friday ....
15:45, 2019-05-31

More help to fight robocalls? Regulators to vote Thursday NEW YORK (AP) — Is the world getting safer from robocalls? It’s not clear. The Federal Communications Commission plans to vote Thursday on giving wireless carriers permission to do more against them, but they aren’t requiring it — yet. A bill passed by the Senate would mandate next steps...
10:15, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 5-U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei The U.S. government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday, leaving industry observers unsure about which products will pass muster....
00:45, 2019-07-10

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
22:45, 2019-06-13

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
04:15, 2019-06-13

Jet Airways' lenders approve interim finance plan for the carrier Lenders to Jet Airways agreed on Friday to provide some interim financing to the bankrupt airline to help it cover legal and other costs, as resolution experts look to find a potential buyer....
18:30, 2019-07-19

Report says that the DOJ will approve the T-Mobile-Sprint deal with one crazy condition While the FCC is okay with the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, the Department of Justice (DOJ) is not. That's because both agencies have different responsibilities; the FCC is concerned with the technical aspects of the merger while the DOJ investigates the competitive nature of the transaction. And that is...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
00:00, 2019-05-29

FDA declines to approve Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve its drug quizartinib as a treatment for adults with a type of blood cancer....
16:15, 2019-06-21

‘Would Dad Approve?’ Neil Armstrong’s Heirs Divide Over a Lucrative Legacy Mr. Armstrong was averse to cashing in on his celebrity. But as the 50th anniversary of the moon landing approached, his sons began auctioning off his memorabilia....
22:30, 2019-07-31

Theresa May offers MPs new referendum vote — but only if they approve her Brexit deal Theresa May on Tuesday offered U.K. lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country's membership in the European Union....
23:45, 2019-05-21

Morgan Stanley shareholders vote to approve executive pay, director Morgan Stanley said on Tuesday that more than 95 percent of shares voted to approve its executive compensation packages and that all of its directors were elected at the bank's annual shareholder meeting in Purchase, New York....
16:45, 2019-05-23

Voters approve alcohol sales in western Kentucky city MARION, Ky. (AP) — Voters in a western Kentucky city have opted to allow alcohol sales. WPSD-TV reports 680 residents cast ballots in Marion on the issue Tuesday with 403 in favor and 277 opposed. The city joins a growing number of municipalities around the state that have approved l...
17:45, 2019-05-22

Health officials approve drug to boost sex drive in women WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the medication for premenopausal women troubled by a lack of sexual desire. The new drug is a shot that women will have to give themselves. Friday...
21:15, 2019-06-23

Congressional Leaders Urge Members to Approve Spending Deal Congressional leaders from both parties are urging lawmakers to support a two-year spending deal that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, seeking to ensure the compromise negotiated for weeks passes with broad bipartisan majorities....
18:45, 2019-07-24

UPDATE 1-Chinese regulators will restructure Baoshang Bank as soon as possible The Chinese government's takeover of Baoshang Bank has caused some pain but prevented bigger financial and social instability, and regulators will restructure the lender as soon as possible, a newspaper affiliated to China's central bank said on Sunday....
19:30, 2019-06-16

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qualcomm....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
01:45, 2019-06-18

Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Airlines on Thursday urged global regulators to coordinate on measures needed to bring the grounded 737 MAX jetliner back into service, as Boeing grappled with a new technical glitch and investors sold shares of suppliers over fears of more disruption....
20:00, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 3-U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the agency will require these parts to be quickly replac...
00:45, 2019-06-03

Canada, Europe to choose when 737 MAX is safe as regulators meet In a potential challenge to U.S.-led efforts to build consensus on the Boeing Co 737 MAX flying again, Canada and Europe said on Wednesday they would bring back the grounded aircraft on their own terms if their specific concerns are not addressed....
22:45, 2019-05-22

UK age verification is flawed, and regulators need a technology wake-up call Age verification isn’t new: we encounter it daily, whether ticking a box to say that we’re over 13 when signing-up to social media platforms or presenting ID if we’re buying alcohol or opting for the gorier or more risqué choices at a cinema.Thanks to new regulation, it...
10:45, 2019-06-13

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
10:15, 2019-06-19

The Latest: Minnesota regulators defend key PolyMet permit MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on EPA criticism of a key permit for the planned PolyMet mine in Minnesota (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Minnesota regulators are defending their process for approving a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine. Newly released documents show that staffers wi...
00:15, 2019-06-14

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its strict control over the App Store. This week, it looks like it’s Amazon’s turn. According to recent reports from the Washington Post and Vox, it looks like...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Regulators Found Risk of Emergency After First Boeing MAX Crash An FAA internal risk analysis after the first of two Boeing 737 MAX airliner crashes showed the likelihood was high of a similar cockpit emergency within months....
22:15, 2019-07-31

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive said on Wednesday....
06:30, 2019-06-06

U.S. banking regulators examined Amazon's cloud in April: WSJ Federal banking regulators had inspected Amazon.com Inc's Virginia facility earlier in April, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
03:15, 2019-08-02

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their response told Reuters....
22:45, 2019-07-18

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Canada set to approve hotly-debated pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve a hotly-debated plan to expand an oil pipeline this week, people familiar with the process told Reuters, but the move is unlikely to help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of an October election....
19:30, 2019-06-16

CBOE Holdings Stockholders Approve Share Issuance In Bats Merger CHICAGO, IL – January 17, 2017 – At a special meeting of stockholders of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) held today, CBOE Holdings stockholders voted in favor of a proposal to approve the issuance of shares of CBOE Holdings common stock pursuant to the previously announced Agreement and Plan of M...
03:30, 2019-05-22

Southwest Airlines Mechanics Approve Contract, Ending Long Impasse After almost seven years of negotiations, the union reached an agreement with the airline that gives its members $160 million in back pay and raises of 20 percent....
23:00, 2019-05-21

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
12:45, 2019-06-03

UPDATE 3-JPMorgan shareholders approve executive pay, fewer votes than last year JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 72% of shareholder votes approved its executive compensation packages, marking unusual opposition to pay for the bank's top leaders....
22:30, 2019-05-21

New York latest state to approve driver's licenses for illegal immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States will be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday and signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo....
07:01, 2019-06-18

House lawmakers approve $600M in budget to upgrade election security Exactly 17 months before the 2020 U.S. elections, a House subcommittee approved a bill Monday that would spend $600 million on increased security for voting systems across the United States....
20:45, 2019-06-04

Canada set to approve Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but the move is unlikely to help Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of the October election....
23:45, 2019-06-17

UPDATE 2-JPMorgan shareholders approve executive pay, fewer votes than last year JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 72 percent of shareholder votes approved its executive compensation packages, marking a rare instance of criticism over the bank's top leaders pay....
20:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
09:45, 2019-06-02

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
06:30, 2019-06-02

Rift emerges between regulators reviewing merger between Sprint and T-Mobile The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
05:30, 2019-05-22

U.S. regulators to drop accounting test in 'Volcker' rewrite: sources U.S. regulators have circulated a new draft of the "Volcker Rule" that would further ease its requirements and scrap a proposed new test that had been met with fierce resistance from Wall Street,......
00:00, 2019-08-14

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with a “female Viagra” for women with low sexual desire.Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, is s...
05:30, 2019-06-22

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
01:45, 2019-08-15

Amazon will be 'left alone' by regulators while other big tech companies suffer, Stifel says Amazon is likely to escape the increased scrutiny from federal regulators that the other big technology companies are currently facing, according to Stifel....
21:45, 2019-06-07

Online lenders under investigation by regulators in 11 states, Puerto Rico The New York Department of Financial Services is leading a multistate probe that could snag a Silicon Valley startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz and the rapper Nas, The Post has learned. The probe, backed by 10 other state banking regulators and Puerto Rico, will focus on a new crop of online lend...
11:00, 2019-08-07

World’s regulators to review pilot licensing in Montreal after 737 MAX crashes The Boeing 737 MAX crashes aren't necessarily the reason why they're meeting, but they coincide with debate over whether increasingly automated commercial jets are compromising pilot skills....
02:45, 2019-07-03

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
10:15, 2019-06-02

Senate fails to approve Iran resolution, after longest vote in chamber’s history The Senate on Friday, after a record-breaking 10-hour vote, failed to approve a resolution that would require President Trump to get congressional approval before ordering a military intervention in Iran....
22:30, 2019-06-28

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS News....
02:30, 2019-05-23

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday t...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Tesla Driver Imitates Regulators by Appearing to Fall Asleep With Autopilot On We’ve seen this before, and you better believe we’re going to see a hell of a lot more of it. According to video obtained by NBC Los Angeles and an interview with the person who shot the footage, a Tesla driver fell asleep at the wheel of the car while it was moving on a federal interstate for at le...
22:30, 2019-06-14

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
05:15, 2019-06-12

Regulators fine British Airways record $230M for data breach The British government said Monday it will fine British Airways a record $230 million for a security breach that affected the personal data of about 500,000 customers a year ago....
19:00, 2019-07-08

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-12

Antitrust regulators may also scrutinize internet firms' cryptocurrencies: German cartel chief Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office said on Thursday after Facebook last week launched its own version....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Bayer gets help from Donald Trump as US regulators veto warnings its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer The Trump administration is refusing to approve product labels warning glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller — is a carcinogen. "It is irresponsible to require labels on products that are inaccurate when EPA knows the product does not pose a cancer risk," the EPA said ...
13:00, 2019-08-12

U.S. markets regulators reach deal on Dodd-Frank swaps capital rules U.S. markets regulators on Friday unveiled an agreement on how much capital and margin firms must hold when trading swaps based on securities, finalizing a key piece of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law introduced following the 2007-09 financial crisis....
16:15, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 3-U.S. regulators hand Wall Street a major win with stripped-down 'Volcker Rule' U.S. banking regulators on Tuesday eased trading regulations for Wall Street banks, giving them one of their biggest wins under the Trump administration but drawing criticism from consumer activists who warned of potential risks to taxpayers....
22:00, 2019-08-20

UPDATE 3-LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
07:45, 2019-06-12

'Storm Area 51' spurs rural Nevada county to draft emergency plan, approve 2 festivals Before the masses descend on the Nevada desert next month as part of the "Storm Area 51" event, local officials are pulling out all stops to ensure they are able to handle whatever crowds may come....
22:30, 2019-08-20

Alibaba shareholders approve stock split that could boost shares ahead of reported Hong Kong IPO The one-to-eight stock split would mean the current number of ordinary shares — which stands at 4 billion — will increase to 32 billion. It comes ahead of a reported Hong Kong listing....
13:15, 2019-07-16

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained...
03:30, 2019-08-14

Burner Phones, Leaks to Journalists: Regulators Probe Suspected Insider-Trading Scheme A former Citigroup employee was the alleged middleman in what authorities believe may be an insider trading scheme, according to people familiar with the matter and disclosures in a U.K. court case....
10:15, 2019-06-28

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
13:00, 2019-07-23

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-31

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable — it could be a cool feature! If you think it&rsquo...
02:30, 2019-06-28

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook A month before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a rumor spread on Facebook. People were sharing a viral gimmick familiar to email spammers: Copy and paste this message to all your friends, or......
06:30, 2019-07-09

Brian May applauds Adam Lambert, says Freddie Mercury 'would approve, big time' Queen co-founder Brian May said Adam Lambert is "the reason we are still alive as a functioning rock band."        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

FTC: You'll Probably Get Almost Nothing From the Equifax Settlement Ever the parade-rainer, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that with so many Equifax breach victims opting for cash payments instead of free credit monitoring, each one of them will likely only get “a small amount of money.”Read more......
22:15, 2019-07-31

Nomura to pay $26.5m settlement to SEC Nomura will pay $26.5m (£21m) to settle charges in the US that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond prices....
22:45, 2019-07-15

9,000-year-old settlement unearthed A huge Stone Age settlement unearthed outside Jerusalem may have been home to 3,000 people, the Neolithic equivalent of a large city, according to details released by the Israel Antiquities Authority on Tuesday....
19:15, 2019-07-17

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies....
00:00, 2019-07-13

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year.        ...
07:30, 2019-07-11

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain 'bad bank' proposal: FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
09:15, 2019-06-24

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain "bad bank" proposal -FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
09:45, 2019-06-24

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fake websites claiming to be the Equifax settlement claims website. The FTC urges consumers to only ap...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Harvey Weinstein accusers could get less than $60G each in settlement Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers will haul in $14 million as part of a proposed $44 million settlement with his sex assault accusers — while most of the alleged victims will get an average of $60,000....
20:15, 2019-05-26

Equifax's $700 Million Settlement: How to Get Your Share Equifax Inc.’s $700 million settlement with federal and state regulators and with plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit provides for up to $425 million for the 147 million Americans affected by the breach. Here’s how to get your share....
03:15, 2019-07-24

'Euphoria': Louis Tomlinson says he didn't approve fake sex scene with Harry Styles HBO's "Euphoria" is polarizing viewers once again with an animated sex scene between former One Direction bandmates Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson.        ...
09:30, 2019-07-02

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separate to its ongoing legal proceedings....
18:45, 2019-07-11

Huge Neolithic settlement unearthed near Jerusalem Archaeologists have unearthed a massive Neolithic settlement near Jerusalem. The 9,000-year-old site is the largest prehistoric settlement discovered in Israel, and one of the largest of its kind in the region....
17:15, 2019-07-16

FTC: 'Overwhelming' response to Equifax settlement may mean less money The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said an "overwhelming" response to Equifax's monetary settlement for 2017's data breach means consumers may not receive the full $125 they expected....
00:15, 2019-08-01

Equifax settlement has already spawned deceptive websites The scammers are coming for you. If anyone calls or emails you about the settlement, do nothing until you verify the information with the FTC or your state or local consumer-protection office....
02:45, 2019-08-03

What is the Flores settlement that the Trump administration has moved to end? The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans to end a decades-old settlement agreement that had set a 20-day limit for holding children and issue new regulations that could hold undocumented families detained together indefinitely....
03:00, 2019-08-22

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million peoople in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 to settle claims relating to the data breach....
21:00, 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay $700m in data breach settlement After exposing the personal information of almost 150m consumers back in 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal with US state and federal regulators in which it will pay $700m to settle probes into its data breach.To date this is the largest settlement ever paid for a data brea...
21:15, 2019-07-22

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
18:15, 2019-05-22

InfoWars can't use Pepe the Frog after lawsuit settlement The creator of Pepe the Frog has made it known, several times over, that he didn't want his creation to become a symbol for the far right. That may be easier now, as the website InfoWars has settled a lawsuit related to its use of the character, whic......
18:15, 2019-06-11

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
14:30, 2019-06-19

N.C. settlement expands transgender bathroom access A federal judge in North Carolina approved Tuesday a settlement that will allow transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify....
22:45, 2019-07-23

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
14:45, 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay at least $575 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax will pay at least $575 million in a settlement stemming from one of the biggest data security failures ever.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-22

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million Americans....
16:45, 2019-07-22

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
17:15, 2019-07-22

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County....
00:00, 2019-06-14

Proving you deserve $20,000 from the Equifax settlement will be nearly impossible Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund....
18:15, 2019-07-22

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to announce the inau...
20:00, 2019-06-16

Beware of Equifax-Settlement Scam Sites A class-action settlement website is never going to win an award for being the most polished. These sites are often so rudimentary compared to the slick experience you had when you paid for a company’s goods or services that you might doubt you’re even in the right place. Can you trust it with your ...
12:00, 2019-08-07

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
15:15, 2019-05-30

Equifax data breach settlement: Why you won’t get $125 The massive 2017 data breach at credit bureau Equifax doesn't guarantee you $125 compensation. You may be targeted by scammers instead.       ...
18:30, 2019-07-31

Kansas doctor to pay near $6M settlement for false billings WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Wichita cardiologist has agreed to pay $5.8 million to settle claims that he and his medical group improperly billed federal health care programs for medically unnecessary cardiac stent procedures. The Justice Department said in a news release Thursday ...
18:30, 2019-05-30

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in US data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
18:15, 2019-07-22

How to claim your share of the $700 million Equifax settlement Starting today, victims of the massive Equifax data breach — and chances are if you’re reading this, you’re one of them since 147 million people were affected — can finally get the ball rolling on filing a claim and collecting their share of the $700 million settlement with t...
19:00, 2019-07-31

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
12:30, 2019-07-11

Real-Time Gross Settlement Payments Are Now Available For 90 More Minutes Public sector lender State Bank of India, and its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, among several other financial institutions, are members of payments systems RTGS and National......
12:30, 2019-06-04

Netanyahu renames Golan settlement as ‘Trump Heights’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a plaque formally renaming a three-decade-old settlement in the contested Golan Heights as ‘Trump Heights’ on Sunday. “We are going to do two things — establish a new community on the Golan Heights, something that has not been done...
21:30, 2019-06-16

What does Equifax's $700M settlement over its data breach mean for you? Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
22:45, 2019-07-22

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal and consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 147 million people....
21:00, 2019-07-22

Lebanon's Aoun affirms post-war settlement before funeral Lebanon's president on Friday reaffirmed the reconciliation among Lebanese after the 1975-90 civil war, before the funeral of a cabinet minister's aide killed last week as political tensions flared....
19:30, 2019-07-05

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
21:45, 2019-07-23

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judge approved the settlement with Betson Coin-Op Dist...
07:15, 2019-05-30

Groundwork Is Laid for Opioids Settlement That Would Touch Every Corner of U.S. Each locality in the country, from small towns to major cities, would receive a payout in a settlement with the companies who made, distributed and sold opioids....
11:15, 2019-06-15

Equifax settlement 2019: How to protect yourself beyond a credit freeze Putting a deep freeze on your three major credit reports is a good way to block fraudsters from opening loans in your name. But it’s incomplete.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-22

Neymar team denies seeking settlement meeting Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar are disputing allegations they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement with representatives of a woman who later fied a rape complaint        ...
20:15, 2019-06-05

Columbia Gas to pay $143 million to Mass. communities in explosions settlement More than 10,000 residential homes and businesses in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover suffered losses in fatal incident last year that included numerous explosions and fires....
20:15, 2019-07-31

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith telling staff in an email the matter “involved employee misconduct that was completel...
09:30, 2019-07-23

How Equifax's $700 million settlement could end up compensating you for ID theft Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-22

Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars Victory is latest in a string of legal actions by Matt Furie, who is seeking to halt the co-option of his cartoon by the far rightMatt Furie, the cartoonist behind the character and online meme Pepe the Frog, has won a $15,000 (£12,000) settlement against website Infowars and its creator, the conspi...
19:30, 2019-06-13

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before its demise...
14:00, 2019-06-12

Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York's Department of Financial Services over its massiv......
17:01, 2019-07-22

Pixel Owners: Submit Your Settlement Claim Now to Receive up to $500 A few months ago, Google agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over faulty microphones on the original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. For you, that means a payout of up to $500, and as of today, you can file your claims for the cash (even if you never experienced any mic is...
14:00, 2019-08-14

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
09:00, 2019-06-13

JPMorgan pays $5 million in settlement over paternity leave JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay the biggest recorded settlement in a US parental leave discrimination case. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
01:15, 2019-05-31

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
17:15, 2019-05-22

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Trump on land it captured from Syria, as a token of gratitude to the US president for recognising its contested claim to the occupied territory.Israel’s ...
17:15, 2019-05-22

Jamar Clark’s advocates call for $20M death settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Advocates for Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2015, are demanding that the city of Minneapolis settles a lawsuit brought by his family for $20 million, the same amount awarded in the 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. Clark’s father, James Clark, and about...
14:45, 2019-05-21

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash containers in AutoZone stores' parking lots throughout California."...
02:30, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
03:15, 2019-05-28

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp....
14:45, 2019-08-16

CBOE To Introduce Mini-SPX Options With PM Settlement On November 5 CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced today that the Exchange will list a Mini-SPX Index option (options symbol: XSP) contract with a new PM-settlement feature beginning on Tuesday, November 5. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prn...
15:30, 2019-05-22

State Street to Pay $88 Million Settlement for Overcharging Clients State Street Corp. agreed to pay $88 million to settle the top U.S. securities regulator’s allegations that the custody bank overcharged its investment-firm clients....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very different corporate cultures and have thrived, in par...
16:15, 2019-08-03

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see greater benefit from its stance beyond today's consumers and devices....
23:45, 2019-06-28

An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says What is output by a neural network, such as an image classifier, is only a small portion of what the network in a sense "knows" about the data. And the prospect that the network is retaining sensitive user data such as social security numbers could open a new area of concern about AI....
09:00, 2019-08-20

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.        ...
14:45, 2019-05-31

The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security Your web browser knows a lot about you, and tells the sites you visit a lot about you as well—if you let it. We’ve talked about which browsers are best at ad-blocking, but in this guide, we’re going to focus on the browsers that you’ll want to use to better conceal everything you’re up to from all t...
04:00, 2019-08-08

‘Heartbroken’: Weinstein Accusers Say $44 Million Settlement Lets Him Off the Hook Two actresses who have sued the movie producer said they would not sign on, jeopardizing the proposed deal. Others expressed anger and disappointment....
02:15, 2019-05-25

Lawyers representing consumers in the Equifax settlement could get up to $77.5 million. Is that fair? As is often the case in a class-action lawsuit settlement, consumers — the folks who bear the brunt of whatever corporate misdeed that is uncovered — get a pittance....
20:00, 2019-08-08

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to the Jewish state....
23:45, 2019-06-16

Equifax deal with FTC closes largest-ever settlement for a data breach Credit-reporting company Equifax will pay up to a record $650 million to settle US federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday. The largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a close multiple probes into Equifax by the Federal ...
19:15, 2019-07-22

Oral Roberts University pays $300K in recruiting settlement TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Department of Justice has announced a settlement with Oral Roberts University in which the school will pay more than $300,000 to resolve whistleblower allegations that it broke federal law in the way it paid a recruiting company. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday the private...
22:30, 2019-06-05

Nexus 6P owners still have time to claim their share of a $9.75 million settlement Back in April, we told you that Google and Huawei had agreed to pay Nexus 6P owners $9.75 million to settle a class action suit. The plaintiffs complained that their phones suffered from boot looping and battery drain. Today, the law firms that negotiated on behalf of the Nexus 6P owners, Chimicles ...
01:01, 2019-06-08

Neymar's lawyers deny they sought settlement at meeting Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar on Wednesday disputed allegations that they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement with representatives of a woman who later filed a rape complaint        ...
21:15, 2019-06-05

Sunderland forced to pay Vélez Sarsfield £335,000 in Ricky Álvarez settlement • Argentinian club say they have been paid after legal wrangle• Player made 17 appearances after joining on loan from InterSunderland have paid out more than £335,000 to Vélez Sarsfield to settle their claim over Ricky Álvarez following a lengthy legal wrangle, the Argentinian club have announced. R...
23:00, 2019-08-14

Director Bryan Singer reaches settlement of rape claim SEATTLE (AP) — Movie director Bryan Singer has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations that he raped a then-17-year-old boy on a yacht 15 years ago. Court records show that Singer, whose credits include “Bohemian Rhapsody,” ”Superman Returns” and “The Usual Suspect...
20:15, 2019-06-13

FTC settlement strips Zuckerberg of more power than a court would, Republican commissioners say The FTC's two Democratic commissioners dissented in the $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying Zuckerberg should have been named as a defendant....
21:01, 2019-07-24

Amazon to Overhaul Marketplace Terms as Part of German Settlement Amazon.com has agreed to change the terms of service on its platforms for third-party sellers around the world, following an investigation in Germany into the e-commerce giant’s practices in its fast-growing marketplace segment....
11:45, 2019-07-17

Feds seek portion of Oklahoma’s $270M opioid settlement OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is seeking a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma that stemmed from the state’s ongoing lawsuit against opioid drug makers. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says in a letter to the head of Oklahoma...
19:00, 2019-06-27

UBS switches stance with plan to offer $113 million tax settlement in Italy UBS looks set to agree a 100 million euro ($113 million) settlement of a money laundering and tax case in Italy within the next few weeks, according to people familiar with the matter, in contrast to a similar case in France....
16:30, 2019-06-07

Another $860 million recovered for Madoff customers in Kingate settlement: trustee The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm on Wednesday said another $860 million may soon be returned to the swindler's customers, under a settlement with offshore funds that......
21:00, 2019-07-17

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose founder and top executives have been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive painkiller, has become the first opioid manufacturer to d...
09:15, 2019-06-11

Carl Icahn wins two seats on Cloudera’s board in settlement Cloudera said on Monday it would give two board seats to Carl Icahn as part of an agreement with the activist investor to limit his ownership in the data analytics company to 20 percent. Icahn had disclosed a 12.6 percent stake in Cloudera earlier this month and said he could seek seats on the compa...
19:45, 2019-08-12

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an entertainment district canal. The Oklahoman reports that the council voted Tuesday to settle a claim filed on behalf of the estate of 23-year-old Wesley W...
05:45, 2019-05-23

U.S. judge expresses support for novel opioid settlement talks framework A federal judge on Tuesday expressed support for a novel plan by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every community nationally into their settlement talks despite objections from most states....
11:30, 2019-08-07

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action settlement, filed in Ohio federal court, is the culmination of a 2017 complaint brought by the Amer...
23:15, 2019-05-30

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to inaugurate a new...
16:30, 2019-06-17

Heather Mills, others, win settlement over Murdoch group phone hacking Heather Mills, ex-wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, said on Monday she and 90 others have won an apology and settlement from Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers after a near decade-long battle over claims of phone hacking....
17:00, 2019-07-08

Oklahoma reaches $85 mln settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals ahead of trial Oklahoma has reached a $85 million settlement agreement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ahead of the start of a trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit over the opioid epidemic, the state's attorney general said on Sunday....
20:30, 2019-05-26

Motel 6 agrees to $10 million settlement over sharing guest lists with ICE Motel 6 has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims the budget chain routinely provided guest lists from properties in Arizona to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, court documents showed on Saturday....
05:45, 2019-06-30

Equifax settlement claims: The FTC says watch out for fake websites trying to scam you Following the Equifax data breach, you can submit a claim to cover the cost of protecting yourself from identity theft, but be wary of scammers.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-31

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree is expected to end a protracted lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s so-called bathroom b...
01:00, 2019-07-24

4 seek victim status to review Carnival pollution settlement MIAMI (AP) — Four people who say they were harmed by pollution from Carnival Corp. cruise ships are seeking status as victims with rights to review a recent settlement. Three Alaskans and one Bahamian have asked the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to grant them status under the federal Crime Vict...
19:45, 2019-06-17

'Verbal settlement' reached in Stephon Clark's family lawsuit The family of Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man fatally shot by Sacramento police last year, has reached a verbal settlement with the city, according to court records....
01:00, 2019-06-20

Neil Armstrong’s Death, and a Stormy, Secret $6 Million Settlement The astronaut’s sons contended that incompetent medical care had cost him his life, and threatened to go public. His widow says she wanted no part of the payout....
00:15, 2019-07-24

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued companies TicketNetwork and Ticket Galaxy along with th...
11:00, 2019-07-11

The Northernmost Settlement on Earth Cracked 70 Degrees For the First Time This Week It’s not just the eastern part of the U.S. roasting this week. Much of the planet is on a heat bender, including the northernmost inhabited place on Earth.Read more......
20:15, 2019-07-19

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
15:00, 2019-06-12

Amazon's Jeff Bezos pays out $38bn in divorce settlement Ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos will become world’s fourth-richest woman but has promised to give away half of awardThe world’s biggest divorce settlement will be made official this week as Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos hands over a 4% stake in the online shopping giant to his soon-to-be ex-wife MacKenzie B...
17:15, 2019-06-30

Equifax on the hot seat for running out of data breach settlement funds Even when making restitution to victims of its massive 2017 data breach, Equifax still can’t seem to avoid a mess. The credit reporting agency is now attracting a ton of scrutiny after the Federal Trade Commission revealed in an urgent announcement to the public that the pool of Equifax settle...
05:45, 2019-08-03

Equifax data breach settlement: How to unfreeze your credit report As the largest-ever settlement for a data breach heads toward court approval, you may want to consider unfreezing your credit report. Here's how.       ...
22:45, 2019-07-22

U.S. appeals court upholds $210 million Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement By an 8-3 vote on Thursday, in a case closely watched by class-action lawyers, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said vehicle drivers had enough in common to let them settle as a group....
20:45, 2019-06-06

Equifax agrees to a settlement of up to $700 million for massive data breach Equifax a couple of years ago had to disclose a massive hack that affected some 147 million people. Hackers were able to extract from Equifax’s servers plenty of personal data, including names and birth dates, addresses, social security numbers, and some 209,000 payment card numbers and expira...
02:45, 2019-07-23

Wealth Matters: 4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
16:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements....
23:15, 2019-06-14

Equifax reportedly close to $700 million data breach settlement Remember that time Equifax had a data breach and leaked an incredible amount of information -- addresses, social security numbers and even driver's licenses -- on more than 143 million people in the US alone? That was revealed nearly two years ago, a......
06:30, 2019-07-20

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
01:45, 2019-07-10

Privacy is Apple’s most premium product Apple announced a bunch of cool stuff at its developer conference yesterday: a new Mac pro, iOS 13 with dark mode, a new photos app, and iPadOS with USB stick support. However, Apple was selling another feature to all of us – privacy. No, it wasn’t just an “oh we keep your data safe and secure” kind...
12:45, 2019-06-04

Apple introduces new privacy options At the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 3, Apple revealed new privacy settings including one-time location sharing and a ‘Sign in with Apple’ feature....
00:30, 2019-06-04

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from users who were unable to give their consent.Office 3...
15:15, 2019-07-16

Having Your ID Scanned at Bars Sucks For Your Privacy We’ve all been there—maybe you’ve had a little too much to drink and a bouncer is questioning your balance as they scan your ID. Unfortunately, at least in some cities in the U.S., a simple interaction with a bouncer gone wrong can mean you’re booted from bars all over town; as first reported by One...
01:15, 2019-05-31

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance encounter"....
11:30, 2019-08-12

Using FaceApp to age your photos may be fun, but you could be giving up your privacy FaceApp, which lets you take a photo of yourself and add a filter that shows you much older, is raising some concerns with privacy experts.       ...
19:15, 2019-07-17

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying device. Even when we're alone, miles from the nearest human, our phones are gateways to the universe, just waiting to share everything it knows....
19:30, 2019-07-14

Surfshark adds new privacy features to VPN Surfshark has added on two new services to its VPN service. From mid-June 2019, HackLock and BlindSearch will be introduced as Surfshark looks to build what its CEO coined a security suite.HackLock is a tool that will detect traces of hacked personal information online. It will eventually evolv...
15:45, 2019-05-31

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
21:00, 2019-05-22

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)        ...
00:30, 2019-06-04

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the web. The demand for online anonymity has spawned a whole new breed of privacy-focused browsers that...
20:15, 2019-05-22

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an advertiser getting your attention based on the window shopping you did during Prime Day, Facebook suggesting friends for you based on your interactions...
21:00, 2019-07-31

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data protection framework....
17:15, 2019-07-07

U.S. appeals court saves $210 million Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy estimates were inflated....
15:15, 2019-06-07

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect them, the better. Turns out there’s one more twist to pass along: The Bucs sought to keep from publi...
00:15, 2019-05-31

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
16:45, 2019-05-24

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
09:45, 2019-05-24

Football Destroyed Ken Stabler's Brain. Why Isn't His Family Getting A Cent From The Concussion Settlement? Ken Stabler, the late Hall of Fame quarterback, suffered from CTE and Alzheimer’s before his death; not even the NFL or its lawyers dispute that. Yet Stabler’s family will not collect any money from the NFL’s class-action concussion settlement, which has proven to be a disaster for hundreds of forme...
22:30, 2019-07-03

Kona beer settlement in U.S. offers partial refunds over 'Hawaii' claims The maker of Kona beer agreed to offer partial refunds to settle a lawsuit claiming it misled consumers in the continental United States into believing the craft brew was actually made in Hawaii, causing them to overpay....
01:45, 2019-05-31

Michael Avenatti is sued for allegedly siphoning paraplegic's $4 million settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a $4 million settlement he had won....
21:15, 2019-06-13

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm and raising money for the swindler's victims....
01:45, 2019-05-30

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual harassment, creditors to his now-defunct movie studio, and the New York State Attorney General’s Office....
07:45, 2019-05-24

Equifax settlement includes more free credit reports but that won't prevent fraud Free credit reports are a good thing, but checking on your file won't do anything to prevent fraud from happening. Here are tips to stop it before it occurs....
07:15, 2019-07-23

Paralyzed Client Sues Stormy Daniels' Lawyer For Embezzling Settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a......
04:15, 2019-06-14

Bayer stocks soar amid disputed reports of Roundup 'settlement' German firm Bayer has not commented on reports that it is willing to pay $8 billion to settle glyphosate cases in the US. The mediator in the case said Bayer never made the proposal, calling the report "pure fiction."...
18:15, 2019-08-09

A ‘Catastrophic’ Fire Destroyed This Incredible Bronze Age Settlement a Year After It Was Built A remarkably well-preserved Bronze Age settlement dubbed the ‘British Pompeii’ was destroyed by fire around a year after it was constructed, according to new research. It’s one of many new findings that’s shedding light on the 3,000-year-old community and the people who called it home—albeit it for ...
19:45, 2019-06-12

Deutsche Bank to pay Vestia 175 million euros settlement in derivatives suit Dutch housing cooperation Vestia said on Friday Deutsche Bank would pay it 175 million euros ($197 million) to settle claims the German bank had improperly sold it interest rate derivatives....
18:00, 2019-07-12

CFE TO IMPLEMENT "TRADE AT SETTLEMENT" TRANSACTIONS FOR CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) FUTURES CHICAGO, October 31, 2011 - CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that CFE will accept "Trade at Settlement" (TAS) transactions in the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) futures contract beginning on Friday, November 4. TAS transactions in VIX futures may be transacted on CFE's trading system...
18:00, 2019-05-22

Accusers nearing settlement in Harvey Weinstein sex trafficking case, attorneys say Attorneys for Harvey Weinstein’s former film studio and for a group of women who say the disgraced film producer sexually assaulted them told a federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday that a settlement agreement with the lecherous producer’s accusers is “imminent.”...
15:30, 2019-06-05

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to settle a kickback probe with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)....
18:15, 2019-06-06

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
21:15, 2019-06-27