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Tech Companies Have Mixed Feelings Toward Trump Administration

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Rise Of Artificial Intelligence Met With Mixed Reaction At SXSW

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Pro-Trump supporters, left, argue with demonstrators after a Feb. 18 march in Los Angeles to protest the president's immigration policies. Sociologists say President Trump's actions and rhetoric are politically energizing both conservatives and liberals. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On Both The Left And Right, Trump Is Driving New Political Engagement

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Even after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, there have been efforts to pass a religious freedom bill. LGBTQ rights advocates believe lawmakers anticipate support from the Trump administration. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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LGBTQ Advocates Fear 'Religious Freedom' Bills Moving Forward In States

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, shown here in December 2016, has left President Trump's business advisory board because of flak from the president's critics. MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Uber CEO Leaves Business Council After Criticism From Trump Opponents

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Apple did away with the headphone jack when it introduced the iPhone 7. Wireless earbuds or an adapter must be used. Stephen Lam/Getty Images hide caption

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Even Without A Headphone Jack, iPhone 7 Boosts Apple's Sales

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Trump Immigration Order Strongly Criticized By Tech Executives

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Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new Apple TV app during a product launch event in Cupertino, Calif., in October. The company now plans to make original movies and TV programming, according to sources. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Apple Looks To Compete With Netflix Originals, But Making Hits Is Hard

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A Syrian woman and her child sit in their refugee living space in Lebanon. They are featured in Four Walls, a virtual reality presentation by the International Rescue Committee. YouVisit Studios hide caption

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Can Virtual Reality Make You More Empathetic?

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"The whole idea from the start was to build a site that could kind of infiltrate the echo chambers of the alt-right." Fanatic Studio/Getty Images hide caption

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We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here's What We Learned

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Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, supported Hillary Clinton and he says he will continue to work and lobby for what he believes. Lisa Lake/Getty Images hide caption

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Tech Leaders Vow To Resist Trump, But They Also Hope To Find Common Ground

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What's Hot On Netflix? A Startup Aims To Track Ratings In The Streaming Age

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