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Samsung Gets Fined For A Misleading Advertisement

  Samsung received a fine today from Taiwan’s FTC (Fair Trade Commission) for a misleading advertisement regarding its Samsung Galaxy Y Duos GT-S6102 smartphone. The fine was for NT$300,000, which is only $10,389 in the US. That’s barely a scratch to their assumed $8.1 billion profit in Q4 of 2012 alone. The false advertisement, which… Read more

As part of a EU antitrust case – Google will now begin labeling its own services in search results

According to a report by the Financial Times, Google is now offering to label its own services that appear in Google powered search results as part part of an ongoing antitrust inquiry by the European Commission. Google has identified these services as “maps, stock quotes, airline flight details” or any other information coming directly from Google’s… Read more