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As part of antitrust mitigation measures it's obligated to fulfill, Qulacomm has to renegotiate a bunch of patent licensing deals. It hasn't happened.
The FTC has been determining if Facebook broke its promises to beef up privacy protections for its users in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
The FTC's lawsuit against the chipmaker took a hit when Apple admitted that Qualcomm's merits in LTE technology led to its modems being in iPhones.
As the trial between the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm begins, two Chinese companies are the star witnesses.
The Federal Trade Commission accused AT&T of giving no due notice for throttling the speeds of customers on older unlimited data plans.
The Federal Trade Commission made it easy to learn Nintendo, Sony and Hyundai were accused of illegal warranty practices, and slightly more difficult to add Asus, HTC and Microsoft to that list.
The San Diego-based semiconductors company is conceding some ground to smartphone manufacturers by offering a patents package at a lower price. But it doesn't mean that flagship phones will cost less soon.
Even though BLU failed to protect the privacy and security of its users' personal information for a pretty long time, also lying about the company's practices, the FTC is not imposing a financial penalty on the smartphone vendor yet.
It's against the law to void an automobile, gaming system or mobile phone's warranty for use of third-party components or "unauthorized" repairs, which Nintendo, Sony, Hyundai and three other "major" companies seem to be ignoring.
This isn't the first time that YouTube Kids has been under pressure for its collection of data from its under-13 clientele.
Among many of them is the fact that Facebook collected the metadata of Android users' phone calls and text messages. The company says it was an opt-in procedure, but screenshots make the practice more vague than it seems.
After the net neutrality rules repeal vote, would Pai face the crowd that has been against him on that very issue for the sake of their livelihoods?
The company claims that it really needs more time to bring in all the millions of documents the FTC needs in its case. It plans on appealing daily fines it is receiving.
The Apple vs Qualcomm legal war over "double-dipping, extra-reward" licensing systems in place for years is looking more and more serious by the day.
The Federal Trade Commission and many of Qualcomm's customers want to take the chipmaker to task. Qualcomm's response? 'Defective'
The two chipmakers have reinforced allegations that their market-leading rival has disengaged with the competition and left device-makers stranded.
Qualcomm is accused of engaging its clients by coercing agreements that would make it difficult to do business with other chip providers.
The chipmaker already has to deal with Apple. It has a good chance of waving the Federal Trade Commission off its tail with the Trump administration seated.
The semiconductor company is addressing multiple allegations made by Apple, the FTC and Korean regulators in its 1Q17 earnings call.
The company that makes essentially computer chips for all of our phones has a few costly legal thorns it will need to pluck.
Infinite Loop claims that the San Diego-based chipmaker withheld $1 billion in royalty payments in the midst of an investigation into licensure practices.
The Federal Trade Commission is alleging that the chipmaker essentially shook down its clients for using competitors' products.
But not that kind of insurance fraud. Rather, it was insurance, data and repairs fraud, along with other stuffed charges that caught customers off-guard.