by Wendy Davis on Oct 30, 5:22 PM
Facebook will test new procedures aimed at making it easier for people to preserve profiles with nicknames.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 29, 5:21 PM
Sheriff Thomas Dart's showdown with Backpage.com could have ripple effects that go far beyond the fate of the classifieds site and its controversial adult ads.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 28, 5:05 PM
In 2010, smartphone users won the right to jailbreak their phones in order to install new software or apps. Now that right is being extended to tablets and smart TVs.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 27, 4:22 PM
The libertarian organization Cato Institute is siding with Backpage.com in its ongoing battle with Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart over adult ads.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 26, 4:09 PM
Verizon, Cablevision and Time Warner Cable are facing questions from the New York Attorney General about whether they are duping consumers by delivering slower-than-advertised broadband service.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 23, 4:41 PM
Weight loss company Roca Labs isn't having the best luck convincing judges to go along with its plan to squelch bad reviews.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 22, 4:43 PM
Pushing back against the FTC, Roca Labs says the agency doesn't have the power "to dictate the terms of private contracts between private parties."
by Wendy Davis on Oct 21, 4:58 PM
This summer, Twitter stirred controversy by making it easier for politicians to bury their ill-advised tweets.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 20, 4:30 PM
The FTC should scrutinize companies that engage in digital "fingerprinting" -- which involves tracking users based on the characteristics of their devices -- the advocacy group CDT says.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 19, 4:57 PM
Continuing to battle paid reviews, Amazon has accused more than 1,100 individuals of offering to positive good write-ups of ebooks and other products, for as little as $5 per critique.