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Dutch innovator Boyan Slat poses for a portrait next to the anchors of his plastic collecting system in 2017. The trash collection device deployed to corral plastic litter floating is not capturing any garbage. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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Google Will Spend $1 Billion To Build New Campus In New York City

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Teen Girls And Their Moms Get Candid About Phones And Social Media

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Facebook employees talk to visitors at a one-day Facebook pop-up kiosk in Bryant Park in New York City on Thursday. The company was fielding questions about its data-sharing practices and teaching users how to understand its new privacy controls. The next day, Facebook announced that a "bug" that had inappropriately shared users' private data — this time, their photos. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Apple already employs more people in Austin than it does in any other city outside of its California headquarters. The new campus will be near its existing facility in the North Austin area. Apple hide caption

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Marriott said that for as many as 500 million guests of its Starwood network, which includes Westin hotels like this one in Philadelphia, the compromised data includes dates of birth and passport numbers. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Supporters Ada Yu and Wade Meng (no relation) stand outside the British Columbia Supreme Court on Monday before the bail hearing for Huawei Technologies CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. Rich Lam/Getty Images hide caption

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2018 In Review: What Happened In The World Of Big Tech

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The BMW Vision iNEXT autonomous electric car is previewed at a special event ahead of the LA Auto Show on Nov. 27. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Revolution Will Be Driverless: Autonomous Cars Usher In Big Changes

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Roma, written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, is being shown in cinemas across the U.S. — but for just a few weeks — before heading for Netflix streaming. Carlos Somonte/Netflix hide caption

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With An Eye On Oscars, Netflix Sent 'Roma' To Theaters First

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Houses on the Navajo Nation sit near sandstone cliffs north of Many Farms, Ariz. New Census Bureau estimates show a low rate of high-speed internet access among Native Americans who live on tribal land. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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