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An Airbnb For Farmland Hits A Snag, As Farmers Raise Data Privacy Concerns

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The nonprofit Code for America is using computer algorithms to help California prosecutors comply with clearing criminal records of certain marijuana convictions. Josh Edelson/AP hide caption

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Algorithm Targets Marijuana Convictions Eligible To Be Cleared

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Soldiers of the 369th Infantry during World War I wear French "Adrian" helmets and use French-issued rifles and equipment. National Archives and Records Administration hide caption

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The Justice Department has placed a high national security priority on its probe of the shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida, insisting that investigators must get access to data from two locked and encrypted iPhones that belonged to the alleged gunman, a Saudi aviation student. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Targets Your 'Warrant-Proof' Encrypted Messages

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Episode 973: Indicate This

From our daily podcast The Indicator: How Amazon Prime packages reach you so damn fast? And why Lancaster, PA became the refugee capital of America?

Episode 973: Indicate This

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Sleep trackers have become increasingly popular, but for some people, perfecting their sleep score becomes an end unto itself. Yiu Yu Hoi/Getty Images hide caption

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Losing Sleep Over The Quest For A Perfect Night's Rest

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Episode 972: The CryptoQueen

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A Republican party observer, right, watches as an employee at the Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections office goes through a stack of damaged ballots, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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A clerk pick an item for a customer order at the Amazon Prime warehouse in New York. Amazon Empire director James Jacoby describes the pace of work within the company's warehouses as "incredibly grueling." Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Filmmaker Tracks Bezos' 'Rise And Reign' And How Amazon Became 'Inescapable'

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Precinct captain Carl Voss of Des Moines displays the Iowa Democratic Party caucus reporting app on his phone outside of the Iowa Democratic Party headquarters. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Iowa Caucus Meltdown Proved Transparency Is Essential, Election-Watchers Say

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Organziers of the Mobile World Congress had resisted calls to cancel the event, but reversed course after major companies pulled out over coronavirus fears. Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham appears at a 2020 census event in April 2019. He says despite concerns, the bureau is on track to carry out the first primarily online U.S. census with enough workers. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Many passengers aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship have created online groups to share news and encourage each other. And in some cases, they've formed lasting friendships. @daxa_tw/via Twitter hide caption

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After the messy reporting of the Iowa caucus results, some who build tech for progressive causes say the approach to software development in this space needs rethinking. Daniel Acke/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General William Barr and top law enforcement officials announced what they called a huge cyberattack on Monday at the Justice Department. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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President Trump meets with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (center) and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the White House on June 19, 2017. The Pentagon has selected Microsoft for a $10 billion cloud computing contract also sought by Amazon. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Flowers and a portrait of Dr. Li Wenliang is left at his hospital in Wuhan, China. Li, regarded a whistleblower in the coronavirus outbreak, died of the infectious disease on Friday. Getty Images hide caption

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Critics Say China Has Suppressed And Censored Information In Coronavirus Outbreak

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