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Officials on Mount Everest are trying to take out the trash. Starting in January 2020, single-use plastics will be banned from the area. That includes plastic bags, straws, food packaging and water bottles. Authorities in Nepal say the ban will cover the entire area where the mountain is located. The world's highest peak accumulates tons of trash every year. A 45-day cleanup effort on Everest earlier this year removed 11 tons of trash.
The fashion statements made at the G-7 summit are usually very subtle. Typical outfits tend to consist of sharp navy suits and sensible shoes. But this year, 32 brands including Nike, Prada, Burberry and Gucci got together to proclaim their commitment to fighting man-made climate change. The companies signed a global pact to attack the climate crisis and protect biodiversity. The pact will be presented to leaders at this week's G-7 in France.
Soon, you will be able to search for text in pictures you've taken. Google is rolling out new AI features that will let users search their photos library for text that appears in photos and screenshots. Then, they will be able to copy and paste that text onto other applications. This will make it easy to grab and share wi-fi passwords. Google is rolling out the capability this month.