Nation Sep 06

The loading screen of the Facebook application on a mobile phone is seen in this photo illustration. Photo by Valentin Flauraud/Reuters
States hit Facebook and Google with new probes

Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, adding to regulatory scrutiny of two of the world's largest and most ubiquitous tech companies.

Economy Sep 04

YouTube fined $170 million for violating kids’ privacy law

The FTC has been investigating YouTube for the way it handles the data of kids under 13. Young children are protected by a federal law that requires parental consent before companies can collect and share their personal information.

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