• Apple releases sneak peak of new emoji coming later this year
Apple releases sneak peak of new emoji coming later this year

In other World Emoji Day news, the Empire State Building is excited about emojis , too. We've compiled all of the new emoji images released by Apple, which include some (but clearly not all) skin tone and gender variations. Our design system wasn't equipped to provide standards that unified the look and feel of all the illustrations across t...

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  • Google jumps into job recruitment market with new cloud software
Google jumps into job recruitment market with new cloud software

Any interviews you schedule in Hire will show up in Calendar. Google's new " Hire " app is created to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with their internal hiring process. Now, Hire-an app created to help small and medium businesses recruit more effectively-can help. Created to work with G Suite, Hire aims to help small and mids...

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  • Andy Rubin's Essential phone coming to United Kingdom, likely as a network exclusive
Andy Rubin's Essential phone coming to United Kingdom, likely as a network exclusive

Brian Wallace joined Essential in December to head up marketing. He's not the first one too, following Andy Fouché, Head of Communications, Business Insider reports. Read: Who Is Essential's Andy Rubin? The Financial Times claims that Andy Rubin is already working with telecommunications companies around the world to launch the Essential...

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  • Ashley Madison parent settles website users' data breach lawsuit
Ashley Madison parent settles website users' data breach lawsuit

It's been nearly two years since extramarital affair website Ashley Madison was hacked and had its members' details exposed online . The firm agreed to pay $1.66 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission probe . It will pay for, among other things, "payments to settlement class members who submit valid claims for alleged losses resulting f...

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  • RuneScape mobile client: Gamers finally know when to expect it
RuneScape mobile client: Gamers finally know when to expect it

Old School RuneScape releases first on mobile, which is based on its August 2007 version. Players can use their existing accounts and play in the same servers that they use in the PC versions of the games. Back when pay-monthly was still a workable business model for MMORPGs, Runescape stood alone as an example of how to do free-to-play right....

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  • Amazon possibly working on new stand-alone messaging app called Anytime
Amazon possibly working on new stand-alone messaging app called Anytime

As if the likes of Facebook Messenger , WhatsApp , Snapchat , Wechat and such aren't enough, we could soon be tempted with another messaging app from Amazon . According to the screenshots, the Anytime app could include support for messaging , voice, video calls and photo sharing. The e-commerce and cloud computing giant apparently is d...

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  • Acclaimed Stanford Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani Dies At 40
Acclaimed Stanford Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani Dies At 40

Later he twitted: A genius? Yes. Her young daughter described her mother at work as "painting". Mirzakhani fought breast cancer for the last four years of her life, which eventually spread to her bone marrow . Mirzakhani was lauded for her outstanding contributions to the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces. The a...

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  • Congress Narrowly Rejects Anti-Trans Military Amendment
Congress Narrowly Rejects Anti-Trans Military Amendment

The House of Representatives is poised to vote today on an amendment to prohibit transgender military service members and military dependents from receiving appropriate medical care . The vote followed a day of aggressive lobbying by LGBT advocates and supporters to reject the proposal, which Hartzler introduced July 12. Currently, the military ...

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  • Nasa has discovered a 75000 mile-wide hole in the sun
Nasa has discovered a 75000 mile-wide hole in the sun

Sunspots are darker, cooler areas on the surface of the sun, caused by interactions with the sun's magnetic field. The sunspot , named AR2665, is 74,560 miles (120,000 kilometres) wide and big enough to be seen from Earth. This image of a massive sunspot on the sun shows the full size of the feature as compared to the Earth (inset). They are ...

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  • Juno spacecraft completes close flyby of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot
Juno spacecraft completes close flyby of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot

The images of the Great Red Spot were downlinked from the spacecraft's memory on Tuesday and placed on the mission's JunoCam website Wednesday morning. The July 10 fly-by over the planet's iconic Great Red Spot revealed raw, close-up photos created by citizen scientists using data from Juno's JunoCam imager.

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  • Apple is working on 3D laser for the next iPhone
Apple is working on 3D laser for the next iPhone

The latest rumor falls in line with the previous leaks that suggested that Apple wants to ensure that its upcoming iPhone 8 is compatible with all the modern-day features such as Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and 3D face detection.

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  • Uber and Yandex agree merger in Russian Federation and central Asia
Uber and Yandex agree merger in Russian Federation and central Asia

Gore-Coty said Uber's 36.6 percent stake was worth $1.4 billion, based on an agreed valuation of $3.725 billion for the combined company. Employees will own 4.1 percent of the company on a fully diluted basis. The U.S. firm in return got a 17.5% stake in Didi, which at that time was valued at $35 billion. Uber is getting a little bit of help in...

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  • Students Get Free Beats Headphones On MacBook And iPad Purchase
Students Get Free Beats Headphones On MacBook And iPad Purchase

The promotion is essentially the same as last year's with one notable exception: The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are excluded. Regardless of if you go Mac or iPad , both lineups are eligible for the free Beats phones, which include either the Beats Solo3 , Powerbeats 3 , or BeatsX .

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  • Huawei's KFC-Branded Phone Looks Finger Lickin' Awful
Huawei's KFC-Branded Phone Looks Finger Lickin' Awful

In that year, KFC opened its first Chinese location in Tiananmen Square, and Huawei started in Shenzhen Industrial Park, Campaign Asia reports. Steven Li, senior vice president of KFC marketing with Yum China said. Ever wish you could wear your KFC obsession on your sleeve? As an added bonus, the phone will come preinstalled with the KFC...

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  • Get Ready for Apple's $1200 iPhone 8, Now With 3D Face Detection
Get Ready for Apple's $1200 iPhone 8, Now With 3D Face Detection

They knew that some of the features of the device Apple's Steve Jobs was about to introduce didn't yet work . About a year later, nobody is saying the iPhone 8 will represent a mild update over the 2016 models. The company has precedent for this: the iPhone 7 Plus Portrait Mode , a headline feature from last year's smartphone launch, used t...

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  • Facebook Messenger ads to expand worldwide
Facebook Messenger ads to expand worldwide

Clicking on the ad will lead them to a destination the creator would have selected while making the advertisement. The social networking giant has also tested Click to Message ads in the United States, which appear in Facebook's News Feed but then link to an experience in Messenger.

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  • Jupiter's Great Red Spot Imaged Like Never Before
Jupiter's Great Red Spot Imaged Like Never Before

A couple of days ago, NASA followed through with its plan to send the spacecraft closer to Jupiter's massive storm than ever before, and the agency has just released the very first images from that encounter. The spacecraft's eight instruments gathered data, including its citizen science-based imager, JunoCam . "This monumental storm has raged...

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  • Dissident Liu Xiaobo's condition worsens as organs fail, hospital says
Dissident Liu Xiaobo's condition worsens as organs fail, hospital says

USA and German cancer experts visited Liu last weekend and determined that he was strong enough to be medically evacuated, but the hospital has issued pessimistic medical updates since then. As China's government faces mounting worldwide pressure to grant Liu his wish to leave the country for treatment, information control is a familiar strategy.

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  • Microsoft Launches 'Seeing AI' Talking Camera App for the Blind
Microsoft Launches 'Seeing AI' Talking Camera App for the Blind

Current features available on the iPhone include all the above, plus the option of scanning barcodes to identify what a product is; the app gives audio beeps to help the user find the barcode on the device, aiding in being independent. What's particularly impressive about the app is the breadth of things it can describe. The app is even capable of ...

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  • Microsoft's Bid to Connect Rural America
Microsoft's Bid to Connect Rural America

He says the powerful bandwidth will allow wireless signals to travel over hills and through buildings and trees. Microsoft today will unveil a proposal to help form a $10 billion public/private initiative to provide wireless broadband to rural users in the United States, according to multiple reports.

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