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Casey Corcoran and his wife, Margie Skeer, were on a romantic getaway when they discovered he was listed in the Ashley Madison leaked data. Courtesy of Casey Corcoran hide caption

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Peloton's New York City cycling studio has a television production facility so that subscribers, using bikes equipped with a waterproof tablet, can ride along at home. Issac James/Courtesy of Peloton Cycle hide caption

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When you answer your phone and there's no one on the other end, it could be a computer that's gathering information about you and your bank account. Jonathan Kitchen/Getty Images hide caption

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An attendee plays video games at the Gamescom 2015 gaming trade fair on August 5, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images hide caption

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A row of Google self-driving Lexus cars at a Google event in Mountain View, Calif. The cars use sensors and computing power to maneuver around traffic. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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A thermoelectric PowerCard like this one can be used to convert waste heat into an electric power source, Alphabet Energy says. Alphabet Energy hide caption

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Jack Douglass says he lost thousands of dollars when his YouTube video was uploaded to Facebook. YouTube hide caption

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Farmer Dave Alford can't fix his own tractors like this one because it's run by software with proprietary digital locks. Laura Sydell/NPR hide caption

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A brown bear in its natural habitat. Wildlife ecologists in Minnesota found that black bears in their study experienced an increase in heart rate when buzzed by drones. iStockphoto hide caption

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Eugene Kaspersky, founder and chief executive officer of Kaspersky Lab, at his office in Moscow last Dec. 9. Kaspersky and his firm have ties to the Russian government, but say that should not be cause for concern in the West, where the company's cybersecurity software is widely used. Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr./Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Can people tell a computer-generated story from a human-authored one? How about a poem, or a playlist? Three new contests hope to find out. ImageZoo/Corbis hide caption

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There are countless communication options, including Yahoo's new Livetext app. Livetext allows users to send a message accompanied by live video but no audio. James Boast/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Hackers say they took control of a Tesla Model S through the car's computers. Tesla Motors says it is updating its systems with a patch to fix the vulnerability. Tesla Motors hide caption

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Both Google and Samsung are rolling out new processes to issue security updates for Android devices, like the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An aerial view of Monticello shows Mulberry Row to the right of Thomas Jefferson's house. Robert Llewellyn/© Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello hide caption

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A pedestrian crosses in front of a vehicle as part of a demonstration at Mcity on July 20, on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Mich. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Customers try out cellphones and tablets in a store in Tehran, in 2012. Financial sanctions make it difficult for U.S. firms to do business in Iran, analysts say. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Star Trek's Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk never even lose pocket change when they use a transporter to get from TV's Starship Enterprise to distant worlds. What gives? Paramount Television/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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