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Public Health: Senator Calls for Inquiry Into ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills

Public Health: Senator Calls for Inquiry Into ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills

Senator Bill Nelson of Florida has asked the Federal Trade Commission to look at the issue of surprise medical bills from out-of-network doctors working at in-network hospitals.

Prominent Antitrust Lawyer to Join Weil Gotshal

Kevin Arquit will rejoin former colleagues when he becomes co-head of Weil, Gotshal & Manges’s antitrust practice.

Ashley Madison Owner Reaches $1.6 Million Settlement

The owner of the adultery-focused site, which was breached by hackers, will pay a sharply discounted penalty to settle an inquiry into lax data security and deceptive practices.

Ashley Madison Owner Reaches $1.6 Million Settlement

The owner of the adultery-focused site, which was breached by hackers, will pay a sharply discounted penalty to settle an inquiry into lax data security and deceptive practices.
DeVry University Will Pay $100 Million for Students’ Loans and Tuition

DeVry University Will Pay $100 Million for Students’ Loans and Tuition

The DeVry University campus in Miramar, Fla., in 2009.
DeVry University Will Pay $100 Million for Students’ Loans and Tuition

DeVry University Will Pay $100 Million for Students’ Loans and Tuition

The DeVry University campus in Miramar, Fla., in 2009.
Buyer Beware: ‘Certified’ Used Cars May Still Be Under Recall

Buyer Beware: ‘Certified’ Used Cars May Still Be Under Recall

General Motors sometimes failed to tell consumers that its used vehicles, which it advertised as having been thoroughly checked for mechanical problems, had safety problems serious enough to require a
Red Sox Send Clay Buchholz to Phillies for a Minor Leaguer

Red Sox Send Clay Buchholz to Phillies for a Minor Leaguer

Clay Buchholz, right, a right-hander, was 8-10 with a 4.78 earned run average for the Red Sox last season.

Your Money Adviser: Buy an Extended Warranty? Generally, There’s No Need

The post-sale plans are often difficult to use, experts say, and your credit card company may already extend the manufacturer’s warranty.
Obama’s Work to Limit Mergers May Stop With Trump Administration

Obama’s Work to Limit Mergers May Stop With Trump Administration

Jeffrey Bewkes, left, chief executive of Time Warner, with Randall L. Stephenson, the chief executive of AT&T, before a Senate hearing last month on a proposed merger of the two companies.
Obama’s Work to Limit Mergers May Stop With Trump Administration

Obama’s Work to Limit Mergers May Stop With Trump Administration

Jeffrey Bewkes, left, chief executive of Time Warner, with Randall L. Stephenson, the chief executive of AT&T, before a Senate hearing last month on a proposed merger of the two companies.
Is Lily Robotics the Theranos of the Drone World?

Is Lily Robotics the Theranos of the Drone World?

The now-defunct drone maker is being accused of faking its promo videos.

Qualcomm Accused of Anticompetitive Practices by F.T.C.

The trade commission said Qualcomm used its dominant position as a supplier of phone chips to impose “onerous” supply and licensing terms.
FTC sues Qualcomm over chip licensing strategy, alleges antitrust abuses

FTC sues Qualcomm over chip licensing strategy, alleges antitrust abuses

The FTC has filed suit against Qualcomm, alleging that the company abused its market position and exercised undue influence over patent royalty rates and standards. The post FTC sues Qualcomm over

Uber will pay $20 million to settle with FTC after promising drivers unrealistic earnings

The Federal Trade Commission has settled a lawsuit against Uber for $20 million, the result of a federal complaint that says the ride-hailing startup inflated the amount of money potential drivers
Fair Game: A Costly Drug, Missing a Dose of Disclosure

Fair Game: A Costly Drug, Missing a Dose of Disclosure

H.P. Acthar Gel goes for $38,000 a vial.
Ask The Times: ‘Has Anybody Gone to Prison for Violating the F.C.C.’s Do Not Call List?’

Ask The Times: ‘Has Anybody Gone to Prison for Violating the F.C.C.’s Do Not Call List?’

President George W. Bush, in 2003, after signing H.R. 3161, a bill to ratify the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to establish a Do Not Call Registry.
Is Your Vizio Television Spying on You? What to Know

Is Your Vizio Television Spying on You? What to Know

Vizio agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle charges that its software collected television owners’ viewing data without their consent or knowledge.
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