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Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey testify during a Senate intelligence committee hearing on Sept. 5. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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People walk into the cafeteria at Facebook's main campus in Menlo Park, Calif., May 15, 2012. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Some Facebook Employees, Free Food Is Coming To An End

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Sen. Orrin Hatch's social media team offered many examples of "proof of life" on Monday night. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Orrin Hatch Would Like You To Know He's Still Alive

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European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager held a joint news conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday after slapping a record $5 billion antitrust penalty on the U.S. tech giant. John Thys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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Google CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated new AI technology that can use human-like speech to carry on phone conversations at the Google I/O 2018 Conference on Tuesday in Mountain View, Calif. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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From right: Kent Walker, vice president and general counsel with Google Inc.; Colin Stretch, general counsel with Facebook Inc.; and Sean Edgett, acting general counsel with Twitter Inc., swear in to a House Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1, 2017. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Shefet is part of a much larger movement in Europe pushing back against the power of the tech titans under the banner of the "right to be forgotten." Jessica Vieux for NPR hide caption

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The Paris Lawyer Who Gives Google Nightmares

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An Uber driverless Ford Fusion drives in Pittsburgh in 2016. On Friday, Uber and Google's Waymo self-driving unit announced a settlement in their trade secrets case. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images hide caption

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Waymo alleges that in early 2016, Anthony Levandowski downloaded 14,000 files related to autonomous vehicle design before leaving to found his own self-driving truck startup with several Google engineers. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Computers Learn Like Humans?

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Five privately funded groups won't be able to claim the Google Lunar X Prize, organizers say. Here, the site of NASA's Apollo 17 landing on the moon is seen in a 2011 image. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Arizona State University hide caption

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A Google doodle from earlier this year commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Silent Parade, during which almost 10,000 African-Americans marched in New York City to protest violence against African-Americans. Google hide caption

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Sidewalk Labs, a unit of Google parent Alphabet, is partnering with Toronto to redesign part of the city's eastern waterfront as a high-tech urban neighborhood. Sidewalk Labs hide caption

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A Google-Related Plan Brings Futuristic Vision, Privacy Concerns To Toronto

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