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Andreas Ekstrom on the TED stage. TED hide caption

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Andreas Ekström: Can We Solve For Bias In Tech?

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A 3D-printed gun called the Liberator. A man was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday for violating a court order after he printed his own 3D gun. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Aleta Dignard-Fung says she battled her ex-boyfriend for control of what music would play on her Spotify account. Courtesy of Aleta Dignard-Fung hide caption

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When Your Shared Netflix Account Outlasts The Relationship

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The SEC has accused a former Apple executive of using advance information about the company's finances to sell off stock and avoid losses. Here, stock numbers for Apple are displayed on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square last month in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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NASA's Opportunity rover used its navigation camera to capture this northward view of tracks in May 2010 during its long trek to Mars' Endeavour crater. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity Is Officially Declared Dead

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The Harley-Davidson LiveWire, launching in August, is the American manufacturer's first electric motorcycle. Josh Kurpius/Harley-Davidson hide caption

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Harley-Davidson Embraces A New Sound As It Enters The Electric Era

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The Absher app, available in the Apple and Google apps stores in Saudi Arabia, allows men to track the whereabouts of their wives and daughters. Apple App Store/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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The Urban Deli cafe in Stockholm no longer accepts cash for any transactions. Going cashless is a growing trend throughout Sweden that some are beginning to question. Maddy Savage for NPR hide caption

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Sweden's Cashless Experiment: Is It Too Much Too Fast?

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Gizmodo's Kashmir Hill tried to disconnect from all Amazon products, including smart speakers, as part of a bigger experiment in living without the major tech players. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Why We Can't Break Up With Big Tech

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The red drop of blood (left) was designated as an official emoji to symbolize menstruation, among other things, this year. The design at right, submitted in 2017, was not accepted. Unicode; Plan International UK hide caption

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Andreas Mundt, president of Germany's Federal Cartel Office, says "Facebook obtains very detailed profiles of its users and knows what they are doing online" by merging data from a number of sources. Mundt announced the antitrust watchdog's findings in Bonn, Germany, on Thursday. Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters hide caption

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Reshma Saujani, founder and chief executive officer of Girls Who Code Inc., speaks during the International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) InterConnect 2017 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on March 21, 2017. IBM David Becker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A selection of the new emoji released by The Unicode Consortium for 2019. Apple proposed more emoji to better represent individuals with disabilities, which includes individuals with wheelchairs, canes, hearings aids and prosthetic limbs. Another highlight includes a new "people holding hands" emoji that will let users mix and match different skin tones and genders. Unicode hide caption

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced charges against alleged Chinese hackers at the Justice Department. But an increase in indictments hasn't led to a decrease in cyberattacks. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Charges Against Chinese Hackers Are Now Common. Why Don't They Deter Cyberattacks?

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