The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that the creator of a top-selling flashlight app for Android operating system mobile devices has agreed to settle FTC charges that it "deceived consumers about how their geolocation information would be shared with advertising networks and other third parties".
The United States (US) Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has announced that it has issued restitution orders in two separate matters, each involving supervisory failures.
The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced that Washington DC-based museum owner-operator Newseum Inc (Newseum) has settled "allegations that [the museum] was operating exhibits and providing facilities that were not accessible to people with disabilities".
The United States (US) Department of Labor (DoL) has announced that Maine-based stone-crushing plant operator Ferraiolo Constructions Inc and its owner-president John Ferraiolo have resolved a former employee's allegations that the company "terminated [the worker's] employment ... in retaliation [against] his having made recurring safety complaints".
The United States (US) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that two entities trading as the Connecticut-based grocery store chain Foodworks have settled allegations that they engaged in disability-related discrimination.
The United States (US) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that Seattle-based marine engine dealer Rabaul Diesel Inc (RDI Marine) has agreed to settle allegations that it breached the Clean Air Act by installing recreational-use rather than commercial-use diesel engines in six commercial fishing vessels intended for use in Alaska.
The United States (US) Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced that Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) has paid US$11.4 million to settle allegations that the company improperly charged deferred compensation costs to its federal contracts in breach of an earlier settlement agreement with the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) in the US Department of Defense.
The United States (US) Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has made available a letter (November 2013) reminding online retailers to review their websites "to ensure that they provide complete and accurate information about product warranties before consumers make their online purchases, as required by the FTC's Pre-Sale Availability Rule".
The United States (US) Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced its approval of a final order settling charges that Honeywell International Inc's (Honeywell) "acquisition of rival scan engine manufacturer [Intermec Inc (Intermec)] was anticompetitive".