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San Francisco City Supervisor David Campos (right) walks with drag queen Sister Roma to a news conference on Sept. 17 about a Facebook policy that requires people to use their "real" names on their profiles. The site said Wednesday it will modify how the policy is enforced. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Ello is a new, invitation-only social network that aims to thrive and survive on a business model that does not include selling user data or advertising. Ello.co hide caption

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EBay announced it will split from the payments service PayPal, forming two independently traded companies beginning in 2015. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Robert Siegel and Michael Minielly, a Mercedes-Benz representative, drive a new S550 4Matic, which allows for semi-autonomous driving. Rob Ballenger /NPR hide caption

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Drag queens Lil Miss Hot Mess (left) and Sister Roma join other activists for a news conference at San Francisco City Hall on Sept. 17 to speak out against Facebook's rule on using legal names for profiles. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Under the #Gamergate hashtag, a debate has flared surrounding ethics in video game journalism and the role and treatment of women in the video game industry. iStockphoto hide caption

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Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Yahoo will gain nearly $8 billion from the Alibaba IPO because of its $1 billion investment in Alibaba 2005. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Apple, which unveiled iOS 8 at June's Worldwide Developers Conference, says it will be technologically unfeasible for police to extract data from its new operating system. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Nuala O'Connor, president and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology, testifies on net neutrality issues before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Two youngsters play in a Minecraft tournament Aug. 9 in Ascot, England. Miles Willis/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse hide caption

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Cyberstalking victims often don't know they're being tracked through their own phone because spyware apps like mSpy use misleading labels (labeled "android.sys.process" here) and don't take up much data. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks in Cupertino, Calif., on Tuesday. The company unveiled a new mobile payment system called Apple Pay, which uses security built into the latest iPhones. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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