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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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