Photography enthusiasts say they purchased a $13,000 camera lens for $94 during Amazon’s annual marketing event. Experts say it was a pricing error.

The Federal Trade Commission has finalized a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter who were not authorized to discuss it on record.

Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial markets.


Twitter unveils a new website as critics question the company's judgment about abusive tweets.

  • Analysis

It’s building an independent board.

As NASA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the agency is scrambling to meet the White House demand that it put Americans back on the moon by 2024. It's a huge test of whether the space agency still has the right stuff.

  • Perspective

We’re deliriously surrounded by moon-landing documentaries. But few of them feature ordinary Earthlings.

Call it the Internet of Pee.

The app was having a viral moment until questions arose about privacy issues and its ownership.

Federal regulators this week commenced a new effort to update and potentially expand the children's-privacy laws, questioning whether swift advancements in technology have outpaced rules meant to protect youths under age 13.

  • Analysis

The EU’s antitrust enforcer announced it would launch a formal probe into Amazon.

Citing privacy risks, the Senate minority leader called on the FBI and Federal Trade Commission to probe the viral photo-editing app.

As many as 4 million people have Web browser extensions that sell their every click. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Companies using Chrome and Firefox extensions to collect your browser data are putting your privacy at risk. The Washington Post's Geoffrey A. Fowler explains.

Amazon, the global e-commerce giant, will ask electronic scooter manufacturers to make clear in their online listings that their devices cannot be used on public roads.

Veterans turned astronauts said going to space changed their perspective of their wars — and their planet.

The Post's Geoffrey Fowler has five questions you ought to ask about any app or service, including FaceApp, that wants something as personal as your face.

New emoji for Apple and Android users — including a wheelchair user, people with walking sticks and a hearing aid — have been revealed.

The company’s decision to deliver new self-driving technology to hundreds of thousands of drivers has rivals and regulators on edge as many worry it could unleash unintended consequences.

One passenger said she paid $1,308 for a $13.08 fare. Others reported more extreme overcharges.

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