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Apple suggests 5 new emoji to be added, includes astronaut and artist

The new emojis were developed in collaboration with Unicode Consortium , the nonprofit organization in charge of standardizing emoticons across all hardware and operating systems. The review period for Emoji 4.0 closes in another two months and users can submit feedback directly to Unicode. Developers and beta testers running iOS10, which will debut later this year, already have access many new characters, says Apple Insider.

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Volkswagen to compensate US dealers over emissions scandal

While the agreement has been reached, the automaker has still not resolved how it intends to distribute the settlement fund amongst the dealers. Volkswagen said it plans to finalize the deal by September. He said he wanted to ensure "a strong sense of reality" in finding a solution. Breyer gave that deal preliminary approval last month. This would cover all 650 VW dealers in the United States, and while the dollar amount has not been divulged, a source told Reuters that it will be in the ...

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Apple patches iOS security flaws found in spyware targeting activist

The update is recommended immediately for all iOS 9 devices. The security researchers, who alerted Apple to the vulnerability, described the malware as most sophisticated spyware aimed at the iPhone so far. "On August 10th and 11th, he received text messages promising "secrets" about detainees tortured in UAE jails if he clicked on an included link". That website launched the Apple attack and installed the Pegasus spyware.

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Kashmir dialogue must, but solution 'within Constitution': PM

After the review meeting, the Home Minister had separate meetings with heads of para-military forces and state police chief for understanding their working conditions and also to inquire whether there was an operational requirement. Omar said "we all should learn from our mistakes. Tell me what is the solution, other than sitting across the table and talking in a peaceful and amicable atmosphere?" she asked.

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Apple Acquires Startup That Allows Users to Collect Their Own Health Record

Gliimpse's technology is created to allow users to collect and manage their own health record. The report comes from Fast Company , who claims that the acquisition happened earlier in the year. "Thankfully, patientes and individuals-like you and me-will help solve these two problems U.S. healthcare faces: data-access and data-sharing", the company writes on its site.

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Stop talking about Harambe, our dead gorilla, zoo pleads

Memes were created to honor the gorilla, but this being the internet, many of them have now turned into jokes. Take a look at this commenter who shut down the zoo's attempt to promote a sale. The jokes aren't necessarily cruel, but after dealing with such a high volume of them, for a prolonged period of time, it's no surprise the Cincinnati Zoo chose to deactivate its accounts.