Microsoft can proceed with its purchase, but fighting the FTC's antitrust lawsuit came with a lot of scrutiny.
Behavioral economics helps explain why it's hard to unsubscribe.
The companies’ plans have drawn skepticism from trade unions, consumer advocate groups and Colorado's attorney general.
FTC chair on regulating AI and "taking on some of the biggest, most powerful companies in our economy"
"We need to make sure the market knows that there is no exemption for AI," says Lina Khan of the Federal Trade Commission.
Payday loans, high-fee check-cashing services and scams find fertile ground in a community still affected by generations of discrimination.
The FTC says health-related claims need to be backed by relevant, peer-reviewed scientific research. "It's long overdue," said one marketer.
Emily Stewart of Vox explains how web tactics like countdown clocks and inventory trackers can create a false sense of urgency for consumers.
The Federal Trade Commission's proposed ban on noncompete agreements would affect many workers in sectors like fast food and retail, where these agreements can be a cheap way of retaining employees.
The Federal Trade Commission said Microsoft's planned takeover could suppress competitors.
Identifying where high-speed internet is available has been tricky. But the map may give officials a better idea of who's left out.