Lawmakers on Sunday said Facebook had "violated both data privacy and anti-competition laws" in the country, stressing that the U.K. government should open investigations into the social media giant's business practices.

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The expert on child psychology described the proposal as a restriction similar to limiting drugs or alcohol.

Lead producer Mike Gamble chats at length with The Washington Post about the heralded game, which releases Feb. 22.

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Facebook’s actions and public statements are facing inquiries from several federal agencies regarding the mishandling of millions of users’ personal data.

The fine would be the largest the agency has ever imposed on a technology company, but the two sides have not yet agreed on an exact amount. Facebook has expressed initial concern with the FTC’s demands, one of the people said. If talks break down, the FTC could take the matter to court in what would likely be a bruising legal fight.

The agency wants to crush unwanted robo-calls and texts as it escalates the war against scammers.

In a shake-up at Activision Blizzard, the industry grapples with Fortnite’s free gaming model.

Chief Executive John Legere defended T-Mobile’s $26 billion deal to buy rival wireless carrier Sprint in Congress.

Members of Congress are complaining directly to wireless carrier leaders.

The lawsuit alleges Gene Levoff profited and avoid losses of approximately $382,000 by illegally exploiting corporate information.

The contract is for a mission to study asteroids near Jupiter. Elon Musk's company escalated its war with United Launch Alliance by filing a protest, saying it "offered a solution with extraordinarily high confidence of mission success at a price dramatically lower than the award amount."

University of Maryland researchers say a new temperature-regulating fabric could help people save energy and reduce the costs of air conditioning and heating.

NASA announced that the 15-year mission of its Mars rover Opportunity is finally over. See why it ended, and the rover’s greatest achievements.

Some lawmakers have slammed the deal as being bad for competition.

The artificial-intelligence surveillance network has raised major questions for some students, parents and teachers, who voiced concerns about its accuracy, invasiveness and effectiveness — or whether the technology could ever understand a school campus like a human can.

Companies that offer surveillance cameras are increasingly implementing software that uses artificial intelligence to identify people based off their face and body type.

Using Absher, Saudi men can restrict the travel of Saudi women.

The Pentagon did not say what prompted the review.

Environmental activists and waste experts say the new plastic sacks, which aren’t recyclable in curbside recycling bins, are having a negative effect.

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Ashanti Jordan was riding an electric scooter on the street when she was hit by a car in December, leaving her severely injured. The problem, family members say, is that she was following the scooter company's riding instructions.

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