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A man poses with a sign of Pepe the Frog outside Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., site of Monday's first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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New technology helps trackers follow consumers' digital imprints — including across devices — through browser settings, battery levels and other details. Mark Airs/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Online Trackers Follow Our Digital Shadow By 'Fingerprinting' Browsers, Devices

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New Law Will Require IMDB To Remove Actors' Ages If Requested

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If The FCC Gets It Way, This App Could Change The Way You Watch TV And Save Dollars

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Twitter To Help Provide Context To Moderators In Monday's Presidential Debate

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Anti-Defamation League Steps Up Efforts To Combat Anti-Semitism Online

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Gloria, 13, of Oaxaca, Mexico, holds a duck at home. Sexually abused by her father, she became a mother at the age of 12. Christian Rodrí­guez/Getty Images Instagram Grant Recipient 2016 hide caption

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How Luck And Intuition Helped To Build Instagram

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