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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus hands-on: Welcome to a new era

by Joshua Vergara 2 hours ago15 comments

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus officially announced: what you need to know

by Team AA 2 hours ago221 comments

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6 comparison

by Nirave Gondhia 2 hours ago145 comments

Samsung Gear VR (2017) and motion controller hands-on

by John Velasco 2 hours ago1 comments
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Consumer advocates: Google is a ‘serial privacy violator’

Two consumer advocacy groups claim that Google has violated user privacy with its recent privacy policy change and have asked the FTC to investigate.
by Brian ReighDecember 20, 201614

AT&T to refund more than $88 million to customers for unauthorized charges

In 2014, AT&T was applying unauthorized third-party charges to customers’ phone bills. AT&T will now start issuing refunds totalling more than $88 million.
by Mitja RutnikDecember 9, 20164

FCC, FTC examining how carriers release mobile security patches

Today the FCC and FTC announced that they would be launching an inquiry into why companies take so long to rollout security updates to mobile devices.
by John DyeMay 9, 201619

FTC extends its antitrust investigation into Alphabet and Android

According to sources close to the matter, the Federal Trade Commission is taking a closer look at anti-competitive practises related to Alphabet's Android OS.
by Robert TriggsApril 27, 201648
 
 

(Update: Google responds) EFF accuses Google of breaking a pledge not to track students

The EFF has filed a complaint with the FTC regarding Google's alleged tracking of student data.
by Robert TriggsDecember 3, 20153

FTC may launch antitrust case against Google over Android

The FTC is to investigate whether Google stifled competitors’ access to its Android mobile operating system, according to sources familiar with the matter.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 25, 201558

App that hijacks phones to mine Dogecoin fined by the FTC

Prized app developers have been fined by the FTC for secretly mining cryptocurrencies, such as Dogecoin or LiteCoin, on unsuspecting users' smartphones.
by Robert TriggsJuly 1, 20155

Surprise, surprise – the Comet Smartphone campaign is moving to another crowdfunding site

Comet Core has cancelled its Kickstarter campaign for the "world's first buoyant smartphone", due to a violation of Kickstarter's policies and procedures.
by Jimmy WestenbergJune 11, 201520

AT&T joins Verizon in claiming Title II status when it helps them financially

AT&T is essentially admitting that they will use their Title II status to simply dodge charges of throttling customer data.
by William Neilson JrJanuary 11, 20159

T-Mobile paying $90 million to settle ‘cramming’ charges

To compensate for the illegal practice of cramming, charging customers for unwanted services, T-Mobile will be laying out some major cash to make amends.
by Matthew BensonDecember 21, 20144
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