|FTC Ends App Customer Data Inquiry
The FTC on Thursday announced it had reached a tentative settlement in an inquiry into the Flashlight app developer's alleged deceptive privacy practices with a series of concessions, but no fines.
|Microsoft Strikes Massive Botnet
Microsoft is once again flexing its cybercrime-fighting muscles. For the third time this year, Redmond’s Digital Crimes Unit has disrupted a dangerous botnet that has impacted millions of consumers.
|IBM Expands Cloud Consulting
IBM is now offering a set of customized clouds for specific industries and line-of-business buyers. The tech giant announced Thursday an expansion of its Cloud Consulting Services portfolio.
|EU Approves Microsoft Deal for Nokia
Regulators within the European Union have given the green light to Microsoft's $7.4 billion buyout of Nokia. The move had been expected, but now that regulators have officially accepted it Microsoft can move forward.