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Last week in tech: Your simple guide to becoming a 'power user of the internet'

Facebook's continuing drama, the fanciest Chromebook around, and more.

We hope you’re ready to talk about—and hear people talk about—Facebook this week. Mister Zuckerberg is headed to Washington to speak and answer questions in front of some politicians who are very mad at him about the way his company has treated personal data. Hopefully, it lives up to last week's quote in which he called himself a "." But, the massive social network isn’t the only news in town. Here’s

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