FaceApp went viral this week after people began using it to see what they'd look like when they get old. Sen. Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and FTC to investigate whether pictures could be shared with foreign governments, like Russia. The DNC has warned 2020 presidential campaigns against using FaceApp too. There were privacy concerns about the app uploading pictures for processing on its servers. But now FaceApp tells you it's uploading your picture, so you can decide if you want to or not.
July 17- U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into Russia- based FaceApp, whose mobile software application alters users' photos, in a letter http://bit.ly/2xVC9sw sent on Wednesday. "FaceApp's location in Russia raises questions regarding how...
A photo editing app has introduced a few new wrinkles to the faces of celebrities — and to the ongoing discussion around personal digital security, NBC reports.
Big Tech is under international scrutiny as Amazon faces a formal EU antitrust investigation. CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" discuss.
WASHINGTON, July 16- Executives from tech giants Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets. The committee is likely to discuss antitrust probes of the four companies under way at the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission,...
FTC approved a Facebook fine of $5 billion dollars. However, some lawmakers are criticizing the amount. CNBC's Ylan Mui reports.
Facebook stock jumps into the close as the FTC approves a $5 billion fine for the company. Is the worst over for the tech giant? With CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders, Tim Seymour, Steve Grasso, Dan Nathan and Guy Adami.
Emily Glazer of The Wall Street Journal joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss the FTC's $5 billion fine for Facebook.
Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss what the FTC's $5 billion fine means for Facebook.
July 12- The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The 3-2 vote by FTC commissioners broke along party lines, with the Republican majority lining up to support the...
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The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messaging system.
June 26- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Wednesday ratcheted up his fight with Occidental Petroleum over its pending purchase of rival Anadarko Petroleum by calling for a special shareholder meeting where he hopes to win board seats. The deal has been approved by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and is expected to close in the second half of the year.
Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb plunged Monday after announcing that the target closing date for the proposed acquisition of Celgene has been pushed back and that the deal will include a divestiture of Otezla, a psoriasis drug.
June 24- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Monday offered to divest Celgene Corp's psoriasis treatment Otezla to allay concerns raised by the U.S. competition regulator, and pushed back the closing of their $74 billion deal. The divestiture is subject to further review by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and requires Bristol to enter into a consent decree with the...
June 24- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Monday it would divest Celgene Corp's psoriasis treatment Otezla as the companies look to gain approval for their $74 billion deal from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
WASHINGTON, June 21- Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc.. The senators led by Senator Amy Klobuchar, a presidential candidate, said in the letters to FTC...
June 21- Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc.. Reuters and other news outlets reported this month the agencies were gearing up to investigate whether the...
The Givling app has attracted a large and loyal following of borrowers hoping for relief from decades of monthly loan payments. It might be making their situations worse.