Delta Air Lines Inc. won dismissal of claims it violated California’s Internet privacy law because its mobile-phone application didn’t notify users that personal information, such as their locations, was being collected.
President Barack Obama asked his nominees for Commerce secretary and trade ambassador to revive U.S. export growth as the administration’s goal of doubling overseas sales by the end of next year slips out of reach.
Delta Air Lines Inc. was sued over claims its mobile phone application “Fly Delta” violates the California’s Internet privacy law because it doesn’t describe what personal information is being collected and how it will be used, state Attorney General Kamala Harris said.
Intellectual Ventures, the Bellevue, Washington-based company started by former Microsoft Corp. chief technology officer Nathan Myhrvold, said it has settled a patent dispute with Lattice Semiconductor Corp.
Samsung Electronics Co. has doubled mobile-phone sales in the U.S. since 2008. As the company faces anti-dumping measures and a protracted court battle with Apple Inc., its U.S. lobbying bill is growing even faster.
European Union data-protection rules, which have triggered probes of online companies including Google Inc. and Facebook Inc., need revamping to meet the needs of Internet users and give them more control over personal data.