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Lexus Super Bowl ad features ‘Man & Machine’ with Lil’ Buck

Lil' Buck -- who challenges gravity in a new ad for Apple's AirPod headphones -- will dance onto advertising's biggest stage in a Super Bowl ad for Lexus. ... Read More »

Set Your Cybersecurity Fears Aside

In October, I had the privilege of presenting a series of webinars that were attended by more than 1,000 dealer and vendor partners. The main premise of the webinars was overcoming FEAR — false evidence appearing real.I’ll admit, cybersecurity can be...

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Trump pulls U.S. out of Pacific trade deal, loosening Asia ties

President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies as China's influence in the region rises. ... Read More »

“Breathometer” Marketers Settle FTC Charges of Misrepresenting Ability to Accurately Measure Users’ Blood Alcohol Content

Pitched on TV’s “Shark Tank,” the app-supported smartphone devices targeted consumers who wanted to make smart driving decisions after drinking The marketers of two app-supported smartphone accessories, marketed to accurately measure consumers’ blood alcohol...

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FTC Releases New Report on Cross-Device Tracking

Staff recommends transparency and choice for consumers when companies track them across devices The Federal Trade Commission has released Cross-Device Tracking: An FTC Staff Report that describes the technology used to track consumers across multiple Internet-connected...

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Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. Agrees to Abandon Anticompetitive Pay-for-Delay Agreements to Settle FTC Charges; FTC Refiles Suits Against Generic Defendants

The Federal Trade Commission has refiled a complaint and filed a proposed stipulated order in federal court to resolve charges that Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Endo International plc violated the antitrust laws by using pay-for-delay settlements to block consumers’...

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Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. Agrees to Abandon Anticompetitive Pay-for-Delay Agreements to Settle FTC Charges; FTC Refiles Suits Against Generic Defendants

The Federal Trade Commission has refiled a complaint and filed a proposed stipulated order in federal court to resolve charges that Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Endo International plc violated the antitrust laws by using pay-for-delay settlements to block consumers’...

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“Breathometer” Marketers Settle FTC Charges of Misrepresenting Ability to Accurately Measure Users’ Blood Alcohol Content

Pitched on TV’s “Shark Tank,” the app-supported smartphone devices targeted consumers who wanted to make smart driving decisions after drinking The marketers of two app-supported smartphone accessories, marketed to accurately measure consumers’ blood alcohol...

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Ford Credit Invests in Online Car-Buying Platform

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Motor Credit Co. is ushering its dealers into the Digital Age through a new connection with fintech firm AutoFi, which has developed a platform that allows car buyers to purchase and finance a new-vehicle purchase right from a dealership’s...

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gvo3, DSGSS Collaborate on New Front-End Compliance Platform

CHICAGO — Compliance firms gvo3 & Associates (gvo3) and Dealer Safeguard Solutions (DSGSS) have teamed up on a comprehensive front-end compliance platform that incorporates education, certification, execution, inspection and remediation.The partnership...

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