Facebook’s “Like” feature is vital to 500 million people who share ideas on the social network and must have free-speech protection under the U.S. Constitution, a lawyer for the company told a federal appeals court.
Lawyers who want to interview Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg as part of lawsuit alleging that seven technology companies broke antitrust laws should seek a court order compelling her to cooperate, a federal judge said.
Two million fewer people than previously estimated will gain health coverage under the U.S. Affordable Care Act as new rules allow some uninsured Americans to avoid a mandate for participation, the Congressional Budget Office said.
AT&T Inc., the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, said it’s considering whether to stop selling an HTC Corp. phone that integrates Facebook Inc. social- networking features after cutting the price by about $100.