Department of Justice will investigate Google’s Fitbit acquisition

The Department of Justice will investigate Google’s acquisition of the smart-fitness company Fitbit, the New York Post’s Josh Kosman reported Tuesday. The government agency reportedly fought for jurisdiction over the deal with the Federal Trade Commission, which oversees a task force that monitors anticompetitive behavior in Silicon Valley. Google’s broader business practices are already under investigation by…

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Facebook ads contain potentially dangerous information about HIV

Facebook is facing criticism once again for its advertising policy.An open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was published Monday on GLAAD’s website, and it’s signed by over 50 major groups. The letter demands Facebook remove a series of “factually inaccurate advertisements which suggest negative health effects of Truvada PrEP.”Truvada PrEP is a prophylactic that…

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Genaro Garcia Luna arrested in Texas on drug trafficking charges

Genaro Garcia Luna, who was Mexico’s public-security secretary between 2006 and 2012, was arrested in Texas on Monday.Garcia Luna, the architect of Mexico’s campaign against organized crime in the late 2000s, is the latest Mexican official accused of corruption and involvement in drug trafficking.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.A former high-ranking Mexican security official…

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