Media giants such as Google have been outspoken opponents of the legislation.
Four companies are seeking a judicial review of the decision to scrap age verification plans.
BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
The move comes after criticism over the lack of safety issues offered by dating apps.
More and more companies are promising privacy online and an alternative to the big internet firms.
The company said it was sorry for the confusion caused by plans to stop sending updates to legacy speakers.
Two crashes prompted an investigation into safety standards, which is now complete.
Some members of the European Parliament want all phone-makers to adopt a universal port.
Strategy game Plague Inc has become the bestselling app in China, eight years after its release.
It wants to pause a contract awarded by the Pentagon to Microsoft until a court rules on its appeal.
Clearview's database is used by more than 600 world law-enforcement agencies to identify suspects.
Deepfakes, or computer-generated images of people, can be dangerous for democracy, warn experts.
With deepfake technology, it is getting easier to turn yourself into somebody else on screen.
Apple was reportedly working on the encryption feature two years ago but the FBI objected.
The firm will end updates for four of its older models, sold between 2006 and 2015.