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DoorDash's delivery restaurant in Redwood City, near San Francisco, is among an increasing number of "ghost kitchens" and menus that exist solely in smartphone apps. Shannon Bond/NPR hide caption

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Delivery Only: The Rise Of Restaurants With No Diners As Apps Take Orders

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Google co-founders Sergey Brin (left) and Larry Page announced Tuesday they are stepping down from their leadership roles but will remain board members of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Google Founders Sergey Brin And Larry Page Step Down From Top Roles

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Anthony Hill, Fair Count's communications associate, posts signs encouraging people to use the free Wi-Fi and apply for 2020 census jobs at ARC Community Center in Fort Gaines, Ga. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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The Red Arrow Tap Room in Naperville, Ill., currently lists 44 craft beers or ciders on tap. Tyler Anderson/Courtesy of Table Tap hide caption

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99 Bottles Of Beer On The Touch Screen: The Spread Of Self-Serve Taps

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The MX908 can check for the presence of fentanyl mixed with other drugs and such testing may help prevent overdoses. Sarah Mackin of the Boston Public Health Commission prepares the machine for testing some samples. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Built For Counterterrorism, This High-Tech Machine Is Now Helping Fight Fentanyl

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The Europol headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands, as seen in 2016. Europol announced Monday that over 26,000 items related to terrorist propaganda were removed from the internet. Mike Corder/AP hide caption

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Teri Smith is one of over 130,000 workers who shop for and deliver groceries for Instacart. Smith, 46, has worked for Instacart in Arlington, Texas, since August 2018. Allison V. Smith for NPR hide caption

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At The Mercy Of An App: Workers Feel The Instacart Squeeze

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Climate researcher Juliano Calil helps a resident of Turner Station use the virtual reality program he created to show the expected impacts of sea level rise there. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk introduces the Cybertruck at Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. The much-hyped unveiling of the company's electric pickup truck went off script Thursday night when supposedly unbreakable window glass was smashed twice by a large metal ball. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP hide caption

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VIDEO: Elon Musk's Next Quest Is A Mind-Machine Meld. Let's Consider The Implications

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The U.S. government is letting American businesses work with Chinese tech giant Huawei for three more months, in a third delay to a ban enacted in May for national security reasons. Stefan Wermuth/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Cybercrime Booms As Scammers Hack Human Nature To Steal Billions

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Intercepted emails between a scammer and a victim. Martin Kaste hide caption

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The Language Of Cybercrime

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'This Isn't Speech:' Attorney Carrie Goldberg On Revenge Porn

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President Trump met with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as part of the American Technology Council in June 2017. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Lennar New Home Consultant Brittney Svach is selling "smart homes" at the Amazon Experience Center in Black Diamond, Wash., about an hour south of Seattle. Joshua McNichols/KUOW hide caption

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A Smart Home Neighborhood: Residents Find It Enjoyably Convenient Or A Bit Creepy

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Instagram's Adam Mosseri speaks onstage at the WIRED25 Summit 2019 in San Francisco. He said some users will no longer see the "like" counter, but it won't impact "the whole U.S. at once." Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for WIRED hide caption

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