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Chief of the FTC, the powerful consumer watchdog, is stepping down

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez said Friday that she will soon step down as head of the country's most powerful consumer watchdog after serving more than three years in the role and another three years before that as a commissioner. Ramirez is expected to serve in her current...

U.S. senator wants FTC probe of Fiat Chrysler diesel marketing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. senator asked the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate whether Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV deceptively marketed its diesel-powered SUVs and trucks.

The head of the FTC announces she is stepping down

4 days agoTechnology : Post Tech

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez said Friday in an interview that she will soon step down as head of the country's most powerful consumer watchdog, after serving more than three years in the role and another three years before that as a commissioner. Ramirez is expected to serve in her current post until President-elect Donald Trump […]

Makers of Prevagen Memory Pills Sued By Government Over Bullshit Claims

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the state of New York filed a federal lawsuit today over Prevagen, a pill that’s supposed to improve memory. The pill is available everywhere from CVS to Amazon and regularly appears in commercials on CNN and Fox News. But the supplement, which is supposed to give consumers a… Read more...

Memory pill maker sued on grounds no proof it works

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Quincy Bioscience LLC, which makes the memory supplement Prevagen, was hit with a lawsuit on Monday filed by the Federal Trade Commission and New York attorney general's office, which alleged that there is no proof the supplement works.

‘Flip Or Flop’ Scandal: Tarek And Christina El Moussa Blasted For Success Seminar Absence

Flip or Flop stars Tarek and Christina El Moussa are under fire for their alleged absence during a series of recent house-flipping seminars. According to a new report, the Federal Trade Commission has received over 40 complaints in regard to Zurixx’s Success Path Education program over the past 5 years and Tarek and Christina El... Show More Summary

FTC sues D-Link for failure to secure webcams, routers from online attacks

D-Link is under fire from the Federal Trade Commission for not doing enough to secure its products, including connected home devices -- a threat Apple has countered via secure authentication chips in HomeKit-certified hardware.

‘Flip Or Flop’ Scam? Tarek & Christina Fans Fume After Success Seminar Fail

Christina and Tarek El Moussa have more than just their split to worry about, RadarOnline.com has learned! Radar can exclusively reveal that the Federal Trade Commission received over 40… READ ON

US government sues D-Link over alleged security flaws - CNET

The Federal Trade Commission files suit against the router and webcam company, saying security was inadequate in its Internet of Things devices.

FTC: D-Link Failed To Secure Routers, IP Cameras

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint against D-Link saying the company failed to secure its routers and internet-connected cameras.

FTC chair Edith Ramirez on CES, the future of the agency and how you can win $25,000

The Federal Trade Commission announced Thursday that it has filed a complaint against D-Link, a router and Web-connected camera maker, alleging that it does not adequately protect consumers from hacks. (D-Link did not respond to a request for comment.) Ahead of that announcement, FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez sat down with us at CES to talk […]

How to win $25,000: Find a tool to fight zombie botnets

Federal Trade Commission is offering $25,000 to protect the consumer Internet of Things        

$25,000 prize to protect connected devices

Federal Trade Commission offering $25,000 to protect the consumer Internet of Things        

How do we protect consumers from vulnerabilities associated with the Internet of Things?

In an announcement, the Federal Trade Commission in the United States has challenged the public to create an innovative tool that will help protect consumers from security vulnerabilities in the software of home devices connected to the Internet of Things. The agency is offering a cash prize of up to $25,000 for the best technical […]

Defend IoT devices, win $25,000 from the FTC - CNET

As the dangers of net-connected devices become more apparent, the Federal Trade Commission seeks tools to keep your smart fridge out of a hacker's control.

Abbott's St. Jude Deal Aligns With Shift To Value-Based Care

The Federal Trade Commission’s approval of Abbott Laboratories’ $25 billion purchase of St. Jude Medical helps the larger company cope with value-based care and bundled payments to doctors and hospitals.

FTC requires divestitures in $13.53 billion Boehringer-Sanofi deal

2 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday that German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim agreed to divest five types of animal health products to settle FTC charges that a proposed asset swap with Sanofi would harm competition.

A Free Market Friend at the FTC: New at Reason

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

From Reason's January issue, Senior Editor Damon Root interviews Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen of the Federal Trade Commission: It's not every day that libertarians find themselves cheering for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the powerful D.C. Show More Summary

Abbott wins antitrust approval for St. Jude acquisition

Abbott Laboratories, a healthcare product manufacturer, has received U.S. antitrust approval to complete its proposed acquisition of St. Jude Medical after agreeing to sell two device businesses, the Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday.         

Here's The Entire Transcript Of Yesterday's Court Hearing About Stripped Volkswagens

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The full transcript of yesterday’s status conference on the 2.0-liter diesel settlement (which we mentioned yesterday) just went online. Here’s what the judge, and representatives from Volkswagen, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee had to say about why VW owners shouldn’t strip their vehicles. Read more...

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