Facebook agrees to pay $550 million to settle privacy lawsuit, days after Supreme Court declined to hear case

Facebook has agreed to pay roughly half a billion dollars to settle a class-action case alleging the company violated Illinois law in the way it collected data for its facial-recognition tools, the tech giant said Wednesday. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Scouted: These Noise-Canceling Headphones Will Drown Out Everything You Don’t Want to Hear on Your Next Flight

You board your six-hour cross-country flight, or perhaps it’s 15 hours across the world. There’s an impressive movie selection, and you scored extra leg room. Sweet. The flight seems to be going smoothly until… Babies start crying… Grandpas get grumpy… … Read more…