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Dr. Lisa Dyson is the CEO of Kiverdi, a next-generation sustainable oil company that converts CO2 and waste carbon gases into oils using biotechnology. Maurice Dean/Courtesy of Lisa Dyson hide caption

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Susan Prescott, Apple vice president of product management and marketing, demonstrates the News app during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Adam Leeb (left), co-founder of Hemingwrite, and contractor Andrew Ku work in the common space area in TechTown Detroit, a nonprofit business incubator. Jason Margolis/NPR hide caption

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Taser International is now selling police departments the technology to store videos from body cameras. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A Reddit mascot is shown at the company's headquarters in San Francisco. Reddit has published a new policy aimed at harassment on the site. Robert Galbraith/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Nine media organizations, including The New York Times and National Geographic, have signed a deal to distribute their content through a new Facebook feature called "Instant Articles." Facebook hide caption

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At Slush Asia, a new tech festival held in Tokyo in late April, the scene and the energy resembled a small-scale South by Southwest Interactive. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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Dynegy is one of a growing number of companies to hold meetings online. Dynegy/Broadridge hide caption

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Our modern relationship to property — namely that it's burdensome to own, and therefore less valuable — has allowed the sharing economy to expand. Gustav Dejert/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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The author, modeling her mother's watch. Laura Sydell/NPR hide caption

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As the Apple Watch goes on sale Friday, it's unclear if the gadget and others like it can attain the utility and prominence smartphones have in the past eight years. Ryan Emberley/AP hide caption

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The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Brussels. This week, Google is changing the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones and tablets in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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Google is doing test flights of its balloons carrying Internet routers around the world. Last June, a balloon was released at the airport in Teresina, Brazil. Google hide caption

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Lincoln, Neb., is home to several startups, which use the city's low cost of living and high quality of life to attract workers. Nicolas Henderson/Flickr hide caption

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The new doughnut-shaped building will be a mile in circumference. "The office areas are laid out in little wedges all around the building," says Dan Whisenhunt, Apple's vice president of real estate and development. Anya Schultz/KQED hide caption

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A sign at Etsy's Brooklyn office in 2007 encapsulated the company's ambitious goal: Take down big-box retailers by selling handmade goods. Now Etsy, which in 2012 began allowing some mass-produced goods on its e-commerce site, is filing for an IPO, and trying to maintain its values as it expands. Amit Gupta/Flickr hide caption

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