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Vizio settles for $2.2 million in FTC suit over snooping on consumers’ viewing habits

 TV maker Vizio will pay $2.2 million to settle a lawsuit after it was shown that for years the company has been secretly collecting viewing data and selling it to third parties. The penalty may seem light, but the damage to the Vizio brand may be irreparable. Read More Go to Source Author: Devin Coldewey […]

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Google and Facebook partner for anti-fake news drive during French election

 The first round of the French presidential election is due to be held in April. So it’s no coincidence that Google and Facebook are stepping up efforts locally to combat the circulation of so-called fake news as the democratic drum beat cranks up — partnering on a collaborative initiative aimed at combating the spread of […]

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Keys to ascending the consumer-internet throne

 “Category kings,” defined as market-share leaders in particular business sectors, often wind up creating the majority of the market value relative to their competition. This advantage is particularly pronounced in tech: According to some research, over 70 percent of the value created in tech markets is generated by the category’s king (think Amazon in retail, […]