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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has been under mounting pressure for the company's contract with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. Denis Balibouse/Reuters hide caption

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Google Fined $5 Billion By EU For Breaking Antitrust Rules

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A protester holds up a sign targeting Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff outside the company's headquarters in San Francisco on Monday. Laura Sydell/NPR hide caption

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Tech Workers Demand CEOs Stop Doing Business With ICE, Other U.S. Agencies

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Siri, Alexa and Cortana all started out as female. Now a group of marketing executives, tech experts and academics are trying to make virtual assistants more egalitarian. Donald Iain Smith/Getty Images/Blend Images hide caption

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The Push For A Gender-Neutral Siri

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LA Port Will Likely Feel Effects From U.S.-China Trade War

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IBM Touts Breakthrough Technology As Computer Debates A Person

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News Brief: Primary Results, Facebook In China, '3-Parent Babies'

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Facebook Says It Shared Users' Data With Chinese Companies

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Company Hasn't Collected Data Available From Facebook

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Tim Cook visited the NPR offices in Washington, D.C., in 2015. On Monday, he spoke with NPR about Apple users' privacy and the importance of trade to global relationships. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Apple Requested 'Zero' Personal Data In Deals With Facebook, CEO Tim Cook Says

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A child plays with a mobile phone while riding in a New York subway in December. Two major Apple investors urged the iPhone maker to take action to curb growing smartphone use among children. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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In California, an initiative expected on November's ballot would be one of the broadest online privacy regulations in the U.S. traffic_analyzer/Getty Images hide caption

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Do Not Sell My Personal Information: California Eyes Data Privacy Measure

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A 360-degree camera is used to document the Khe Min Ga Zedi temple in Bagan, Myanmar. Kieran Kesner for CyArk hide caption

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3D Scans Help Preserve History, But Who Should Own Them?

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