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The U.S. Army's Autonomous Remote Engagement System is mounted on the Picatinny Lightweight Remote Weapon System and coupled with an M240B machine gun. It's part of a program that reduces the time to identify targets using automatic target detection and user-specified target selection. U.S. Army hide caption

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Autonomous Weapons Would Take Warfare To A New Domain, Without Humans

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The Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon Web Services has government contracts that show its influence is far beyond the post office. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Alexa, Tell Me A National Security Secret: Amazon's Reach Goes Beyond The Post Office

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How Social Media Companies Profit From Data Heightens Concerns

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First responders in the Marina District disaster zone after an earthquake on October 17, 1989 in San Francisco, Calif. Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images hide caption

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Betting On Artificial Intelligence To Guide Earthquake Response

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In the control room of PJM Interconnection, employees monitor a power grid that stretches across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. PJM Interconnection hide caption

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After Alert On Russian Hacks, Bigger Push To Protect Power Grid

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings delivers a keynote address at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas. Big entertainment rival Disney could challenge the service that made binge-watching popular. Steve Marcus/Reuters hide caption

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Is Netflix On Its Way To World Domination Of Streaming?

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The IRS has extended the filing deadline because of technical problems. Taxpayers now have until midnight Wednesday to file their returns or extension requests and pay their taxes. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook To Face Class Action Over Facial Recognition

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The National Security Administration campus in Fort Meade, Md., where the U.S. Cyber Command is located. Acting Homeland Security Adviser Rob Joyce said Monday he would leave the White House to return to the NSA. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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People pass by the Google logo at the Web Summit in Lisbon on Nov. 8. Europe's new data privacy rules go into effect May 25. Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Europe's New Online Privacy Rules Could Protect U.S. Users Too

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What The European Union's New Online Privacy Law Means For The U.S.

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Days after Weibo announced it would ban homosexual content, an already-planned rally was held in Nanjing, China, to raise awareness of discrimination against homosexuals. This photo from Sunday was released to the AP by the Jiangsu Tongtian Volunteer Group, which said more than 20,000 people took part in the "Rainbow Marathon" event. AP hide caption

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