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U.S. lawmakers will question lobbyists and officials from Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple on an array of issues. Reuters hide caption

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'Facebook Is Dangerous': Firms In Hot Seat As Congress Probes Big Tech

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Tech giant Google, whose headquarters is in Mountain View, Calif., plans to build a campus in nearby San Jose. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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This City Told Amazon And Google: No Incentives For You

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Ravi Belani, managing director at Alchemist Accelerator, speaks at a recent presentation by the startup in Sunnyvale, Calif. Laura Sydell/NPR hide caption

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Tech Industry Confronts A Backlash Against 'Disruptive Innovation'

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the annual F8 conference in San Jose, Calif., on May 1. California passed legislation that would allow users to sue for damages for data breaches like the one Facebook recently suffered. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Tech Industry Wants Federal Control Over Data Privacy Laws

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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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Inventor Thomas Edison stands in his chemistry lab in West Orange, N.J., in 1904. Thomas Edison National Historical Park/National Park Service hide caption

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Before Silicon Valley, New Jersey Reigned As Nation's Center Of Innovation

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Students at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The historically black university is opening Howard West at Google's headquarters in Mountain View. Howard University hide caption

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Google Hopes To Hire More Black Engineers By Bringing Students To Silicon Valley

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Members of the Indian media watch Rajiv Bansal, then the CFO of Infosys, during the announcement of the company's first quarter results in July 2014 in Bangalore. Indian software services firms draw tens of billions of dollars in revenue from U.S. contracts each year, and that's partly reliant exporting computer science talent on H-1B visas. Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Indian IT Outsourcers Anxious Over Potential Changes To H-1B Visas

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Tech Leaders To Meet With President-Elect Trump

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Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, supported Hillary Clinton and he says he will continue to work and lobby for what he believes. Lisa Lake/Getty Images hide caption

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Tech Leaders Vow To Resist Trump, But They Also Hope To Find Common Ground

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Intel Chief Diversity Officer Danielle Brown speaks during the Women Who Spark Awards presented by Intel in Las Vegas on Jan. 7. Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Essence hide caption

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Intel Discloses Diversity Data, Challenges Tech Industry To Follow Suit

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Adan Faudoa landed a job at Pandora, one of the first tech companies to set up shop in Oakland. Pendarvis Harshaw/Youth Radio hide caption

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As Tech Firms Come To Oakland, So Do Hopes Of Racial Diversity

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ICYMI 2014: Soccer Field Standoff Highlights Gentrification Tension

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