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Twitter removes @replies from 140-character limit

As you can see, he can add people to a twitter thread, even though the sum of the length of their usernames well surpasses 140 characters! With this update to the platform comes some new changes on how you reply to other users. Instead, the username will appear above your reply, which will also make your tweet easier to read and clean regarding visibility. That's potentially a good or bad thing, depending on the way people prefer to use Twitter .

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Spacex scheduled relaunch of a recovered booster is scheduled for this Thursday

The satellite is to replace two smaller ones in the same location, increasing high-powered satellite capacity access from the Gulf of California in Mexico to Cape Horn in Chile. The rocket stage will help deliver a communications satellite to orbit before turning around and attempting another landing on a drone ship, possibly setting the stage for yet another reusable rocket launch in the future.

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New MacBook Features Revealed In macOS 10.12.4

Apple infamously borrowed the idea of Night Shift from f.lux, a service that was available for iOS and Mac that did what Night Shift does. The effectiveness of altering the "warmth" of a screen as the time changes remains a point of intense discussion , but the feature is loved by many and that's a good enough reason to introduce it to the Mac.

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The new Xbox One dashboard and guide is out today

The Guide is faster and more intuitive, according to Microsoft, and there are new options for multi-tasking too. That's why we're bringing the family timer feature to Xbox One as screen time limits , updated for today's digital family. The Magnifier and Narrator are important for navigating the system, while the new Copilot feature lets you remap buttons from one controller across two controllers, which is a powerful tool for those who have to use custom-made controllers to cater to their ...

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

Bixby, a new form of assistant, is integrated into the camera of the S8 for visual search, searching for images, identifying landmarks and letting users shop online. Both the devices are IP68 water and dust resistance and also support fast and wireless charging capabilities. IBD'S TAKE: Apple is one of a select group of stocks on IBD's Leaderboard list.

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Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

The move will affect Ford's bottom line in the first quarter of the year, cutting pretax earnings by $295 million. Ford is recalling 230,000 Escape SUVs, Fiesta ST subcompacts, Fusion midsize cars and Transit Connect vans with 1.6-Liter turbocharged engines from 2013 through 2015.