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Confidential US FTC report found Google anticompetitive tactics: Report

Key staff members at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission were in favor of suing Google Inc for violating antitrust rules before the agency settled its investigation in 2013, according a confidential report cited by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday.

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.

AstraZeneca, Ranbaxy prevail in Nexium antitrust trial

The US Federal Trade Commission estimates that pay-for-delay deals, in which a branded drugmaker pays a generic rival to stay off the market, cost consumers $3.5 billion each year.

Android flashlight app `deceives` millions of users

Millions of Android users have been "deceived" by a developer, who gathered their personal data through free flashlight app, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said.

US approves Mylan's purchase of Bangalore-based Agila, with conditions

Generic drugmaker Mylan Inc has won US antitrust approval to buy Agila, a unit of India's Strides Arcolab Ltd, subject to divesting some products, the Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday.

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.

Facebook settles privacy case with FTC

Facebook will be required to get user consent for certain changes to privacy settings as part of a settlement of federal charges that it deceived consumers and forced them to share more personal information than they intended.

Reebok to pay $25 mn for toning shoe claims

Reebok International Ltd has agreed to pay USD 25 million to settle charges that it made unsupported claims that its "toning shoes" provide extra muscle strength, the US Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday.