Laura Sydell Laura Sydell is the Digital Culture Correspondent for the NPR's All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition and NPR.org.

Apple Says It Will Create 20,000 Jobs In The U.S.

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In a federal indictment, Phillip Durachinsky faces numerous charges including installing malware on thousands of computers and the production of child pornography. Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department hide caption

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Ohio Man Charged With Putting Spyware On Thousands of Computers

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Ex-Google Engineer Files Suit, Saying He Was Retaliated Against

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Cybersecurity Researchers Find Major Flaws In Widely Used Computer Chips

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Initially, engineer Niniane Wang didn't want to go public with sex harassment allegations because she worried it would jeopardize her relationships with other investors. Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Fortune hide caption

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How A Female Engineer Built A Public Case Against A Sexual Harasser In Silicon Valley

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Ellen Pao sued her former employer, the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers, alleging she was discriminated against and sexually harassed. She lost the case but is seen as a leading voice on harassment in Silicon Valley. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Struggling For Investments, Silicon Valley Women Reluctant To Speak Out On Harassment

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This April 3 photo, taken in Washington, DC, shows President Donald Trump's Twitter feed. Some Twitter users argue Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people from his feed after they posted negative comments. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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First Amendment Advocates Charge Trump Can't Block Critics On Twitter

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How Russian Propaganda Spreads On Social Media

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings delivers a keynote address at CES 2016 in Las Vegas. He has admitted facing Amazon in video is a challenge. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Once Dominant, Netflix Faces An Increasing Number Of Video Challengers

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On Walk Under Ladders, Joan Armatrading makes a leap to a more pop sound without losing the distinct mix of styles of her previous work. Graham Wood/Getty Images hide caption

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Police form a perimeter around the road leading to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino after a gunman killed 59 people and injured more than 500 others when he opened fire Sunday night on a country music concert in Las Vegas. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook, Google Spread Misinformation About Las Vegas Shooting. What Went Wrong?

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For months, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had claimed that security experts at Facebook had found no evidence of Russians involved in fake news. Now, Facebook is turning over thousands of ads to Congress it said had been placed by a Russian agency. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Russian-Linked Election Ads Highlight Scope Of Facebook's Power

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Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, announces features of the new iPhone X on Sept. 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus in Cupertino, Calif. The phone's new ability to unlock itself using a scan of its owner's face inspired a strong, divided reaction. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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iPhone X's Face ID Inspires Privacy Worries — But Convenience May Trump Them

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