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WASHINGTON - The maker of a popular Android mobile app that turns your phone into a flashlight has agreed to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charges that the software secretly supplied cellphone locations to marketers, even when consumers rejected its terms of service.
(Resending. This column originally moved on Wednesday, Nov. 27.)
SALT LAKE CITY - The Federal Trade Commission is asking a federal judge in Nevada to rule against Utah businessman Jeremy Johnson in a 3-year-old fraud case.
SAN FRANCISCO - Google is paying $17 million to 37 states and the District of Columbia to make amends for the Internet search leader's snooping on millions of people using Safari Web browsers in 2011 and 2012.
BOISE, Idaho - A federal judge said Thursday that a lawsuit between two Idaho hospitals and the Federal Trade Commission comes down to whether St. Luke's Health System really needs to buy more physician practices to bring about promised long-term cost savings and improved care or whether the company has gone too far to curb competition.