FTC Launches Probe into Acquisitions Made by Apple and Other Tech Firms

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched a probe to investigate acquisitions made by big tech firms like Apple, Facebook, Google, and others. The plan is to check for instances of anticompetitive acquisitions by these firms. The FTC has issued orders to tech giants like Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft to seek additional information about all the acquisitions they made between January 1, 2010, and December 31, 2019. The FTC wants the information that was not reported by the firms to antitrust agencies under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act.…

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This 3 Pack of 10 Foot Chargers Gives You Flexibility and Convenience [Deals Hub]

Long charging cables can be a lifesaver. They give you extra flexibility and convenience that the Apple cables your devices come with just can’t match. If you’re in the market for a charger with 10 feet of length available in three unique colors, black, green and blue, check out the 10-Ft Cloth MFi-Certified Lightning Cable: 3-Pack in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub for $32.99, 72% off the usual price of $119.97. This 3 pack of 10-Ft Cloth MFi-Certified Lightning Cables give you flexibility to charge your devices from across the…

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Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Gets Approval from Judge

The merger of Sprint and T-Mobile in the US has been on the cards for years now, and it has finally received approval from a federal judge earlier today. The third and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the US might now be able to truly compete with AT&T and Verizon. A federal judge allowed the $26 billion-merger between Sprint and T-Mobile, which will now allow the two companies to clear the final hurdle put forth by a group of state attorneys general. The merger was meant to happen last year, but…

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Apple Joins the FIDO Alliance Which Aims to Replace Passwords with Trusted Devices

Apple has joined the Fast Identity Online Alliance which aims to create stronger authentication standards and reduce the reliance on passwords. The alliance aims to solve the “world’s password problem.” FIDO already has many high-level companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook, Arm, Intel, Samsung, Lenovo, and Qualcomm as its members, with Apple now joining the alliance. The companies will work towards the adoption of the U2F authentication standard which is backed by the alliance. Apple added support for the U2F standard in Safari with the iOS 13.3 release. Other browsers like…

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