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Friday December 6th, 2019 4:45PM

AP Business - Consumer News

Hungary competition authority fines Facebook $4 million
Hungary's competition authority says it has fined Facebook around $4 million for allegedly misleading its users
1:59PM ( 2 hours ago )
Black Friday frenzy goes global - and not everyone’s happy
People don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in France, or Denmark, or the Czech Republic _ but they do shop on Black Friday
12:47PM ( 1 week ago )
Senate Democrats propose sweeping data privacy bill
Senate Democrats are proposing a broad federal data privacy law that would allow people to see what information companies have collected on them and demand it be deleted
2:55PM ( 1 week ago )
Reinventing EarthLink: Atlanta’s 25-Year-Old Start-Up
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 20, 2019--On January 1, 2019, EarthLink, the provider of internet and other online services, hit reboot. As a result – in less than a year – the company has s...
7:30AM ( 2 weeks ago )
Nerf gun, Power Rangers claw cited by toy safety watchdog
A high-powered Nerf gun, ice cream-scented Nickelodeon slime and a plastic Power Rangers claw are among the toys on a consumer safety group's annual list of worst toys for the holiday season
12:09PM ( 2 weeks ago )
Privacy, consumer groups seek to block Google-Fitbit deal
Nine privacy, social justice and consumer groups are calling for the U.S. federal government to block Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness-gadget maker Fitbit, citing antitrust and privacy concerns
12:11PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Pindrop Voice Intelligence Report Finds 90 Voice Fraud Attacks Occur Every Minute
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 12, 2019-- , the pioneer in voice security and authentication, today released its uncovering skyrocketing fraud rates, with 90 voice channel attacks occu...
9:02AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Saks owner Hudson's Bay to go private
Hudson's Bay, the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue, is being taken private by a group of shareholders
2:51PM ( 1 month ago )
Supreme Court steps into case over consumer agency
The Supreme Court is stepping into a years-long, politically charged fight over the federal consumer finance watchdog agency that was created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis
3:43PM ( 1 month ago )
J&J agrees to $117M settlement over pelvic mesh devices
Johnson & Johnson agrees to $117M multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic organs, by not fully disclosing their risks.
4:17PM ( 1 month ago )