Federal Trade Commission
FTC Can Sue Wyndham For Cyber Breach: Court
An appeals court denied Wyndham's motion to dismiss the case against the company for 'exposing consumer data to the risk of theft.'
FTC Tackles Meaning of ‘Unfair Competition’
For the first time, the agency outlines how it will use its unfairness powers under antitrust law but a GOP commissioner dissents.
Dollar Tree Closes $9B Family Dollar Acquisition
The merger clears the final regulatory hurdle after the discount retailers agree to sell 330 Family Dollar stores.
FTC’s Antitrust Case ‘Pure Fiction’: Sysco
The Federal Trade Commission's attempt to block Sysco's takeover of US Foods heads to a U.S. district court.
FTC Sues to Block Sysco-US Foods Merger
Proposed divestitures by Sysco and US Foods would not "counteract the significant competitive harm caused by the merger," says the Federal Trade Commission.
FTC Highlights Privacy Risks of ‘Internet of Things’
Connected devices like health and fitness monitors need security built in at the outset, says the Federal Trade Commission.
Activist Presses for Staples-Office Depot Merger
Will the largest office supply chains head to the altar once again?
Obama Unveils Cyber Privacy Bill
The Personal Data Notification and Protection Act would replace a patchwork of state laws.
Patent Troll Made ‘Phony Legal Threats’
MPHJ Technology settled with the FTC for sending letters to more than 16,000 companies, claiming they had violated a patent for network scanning technology.
Sysco Angles to Save US Foods Deal
The nation's largest food supplier appeals to the FTC in its bid to acquire its closest competitor.
The Sustainability of Big Data
With the surging prominence of issues related to information technology, IT is gaining ground on the environment as part of the sustainability picture.