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An image created by DALL-E2 with the prompt: "Photograph of a young boy and his Golden Retriever in the woods of Montana on a foggy day." Image generated by AI/DALL-E2 hide caption

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Surreal or too real? Breathtaking AI tool DALL-E takes its images to a bigger stage

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Twitter's lawsuit sets the social media company and the world's richest man up for a lengthy, expensive and high-stakes battle. Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images; Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter takes Elon Musk to court, accusing him of bad faith and hypocrisy

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Google announced that it would delete location data showing when people visit abortion providers, but privacy experts, and some Google employees, want the company to do more to safeguard data. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Privacy advocates fear Google will be used to prosecute abortion seekers

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In a newly public letter, TikTok's top executive, Shou Zi Chew, tried to allay the concerns of several U.S. senators about the Chinese-owned company's data security practices. Kiichiro Sato/AP hide caption

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Where abortion is banned, someone's phone activity could be used as criminal evidence

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Blake Lemoine poses for a portrait in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Martin Klimek/ for The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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The Google engineer who sees company's AI as 'sentient' thinks a chatbot has a soul

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BeReal app is Instagram's next rival for teens

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Claire Atkin (left) and Nandini Jammi founded the nonprofit group Check My Ads, which aims to defund disinformation online. Now, they have launched a campaign aimed at Fox News' online empire. Jon McMorran hide caption

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Group aiming to defund disinformation tries to drain Fox News of online advertising

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Why teens are choosing the app BeReal over Instagram

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Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg announced on Wednesday she is stepping down from the company after 14 years at the Silicon Valley giant. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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In surprise move, Sheryl Sandberg leaves Facebook after 14 years

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Federal regulators on Wednesday announced a settlement with Twitter over the use of user privacy. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Twitter will pay a $150 million fine over accusations it improperly sold user data

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Twitch's reputation takes a hit when Buffalo shooter used it to livestream attack

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