Roku spent $150 million so it can sell more ads

Roku is no longer just a company making TV streaming boxes and dongles. It's become a powerful advertising company, too. By some estimates, it streams more ad-supported hours than any other over-the-top (OTT) platform. Today, it announced plans to do…

FTC issues its first ban on ‘stalking’ apps

The FTC has prohibited Florida-based company Retina-X Studios from promoting and selling its apps, which were designed to monitor employees and children. That is, unless and until the developer can ensure those apps will only be used for legitimate p…