By 2022, fifth-generation cellular networks will power as many as 9 percent of mobile data connections across North America, compared with 4 percent in Asia, according to a projection by network equipment maker Cisco.
On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo lunar landing, the space race has been reinvigorated by China, India and private space companies, which are locked in a high-stakes contest for scientific discoveries on moon.
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.