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Amazon to soon refund $70 mn of in-app purchases

Amazon to soon refund $70 mn of in-app purchases

Amazon has decided to refund up to $70 million to its users.

Lupin launches generic insomnia drug in US

Drug major Lupin has launched a generic insomnia drug, Zolpidem Sublingual tablets, in the US market with 180-days of marketing exclusivity.

FTC passes final order in USD 4 billion Sun-Ranbaxy deal

US anti-trust regulator FTC has passed its final order settling charges that Sun Pharma's USD 4 billion deal to acquire Ranbaxy Laboratories could result in unfair business practices.

Sun Pharma gets US FTC clearance for Ranbaxy acquisition

Sun Pharma gets US FTC clearance for Ranbaxy acquisition

The early termination of the waiting period under the HSR Act satisfies one of the essential conditions to the closing of the Ranbaxy acquisition, it added.

US warns Facebook on privacy in WhatsApp mega deal

US regulators warned Facebook about making changes to the privacy policy of WhatsApp, the smartphone messaging service set to be acquired by the social network for a whopping USD 19 billion.

FTC to scrutinize new Facebook facial recognition feature

US officials will examine changes to Facebook Inc's privacy policy to determine whether they violate a 2011 agreement with federal regulators, a Federal Trade Commission spokesman confirmed Wednesday after certain changes drew fire from privacy advocates.

FTC clears Facebook's proposed acquisition of Instagram

The US Federal Trade Commission has closed its investigation into Facebook's proposed USD 1 billion acquisition of popular smartphone photo sharing application 'Instagram', without taking any action.

Google to pay $22.5 million to settle FTC privacy charges: Report

Internet giant Google is closing on a deal to pay USD 22.5 million as settlement charges related to its bypassing of the privacy settings of millions of Apple users, a media report said.

Senator Schumer asks FTC to probe Apple, Android

Schumer said phone makers have an obligation to protect the private content of their customers.

FTC warns app makers to protect kids` privacy

Young mobile app users may unknowingly share their phone number, location and other private details with software developers and advertisers.