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Top websites join Internet Slowdown Day in symbolic protest of 'fast lanes'

Reddit and Vimeo are among the sites participating in the Sept. 10 event in support of a free and open Internet.

By September 5, 2014

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Behold 250 new emoji: Vulcan symbol, floppy disks, and more

The Unicode Consortium updates its emoji file with hundreds of new characters, ranging from a John Travolta-like disco dancer to a joystick.

By June 17, 2014

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Rolls-Royce: The Ultimate Status Symbol

When a car costs as much as a Rolls-Royce you expect a lot in return for your cash. What you get is more than a form of transport. It's a feeling of wealth and success you can't get from anything else wrapped up in your own personal slice of Great Britain.

By November 13, 2013

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Penny stock Tweeter's ticker symbol changed after Twitter mixup

In the wake of Twitter's IPO filing, investors bid the defunct Tweeter Home Electronics Group's stock up 1,800 percent after seeming to mistake its symbol (TWTRQ) for that of Twitter's (TWTR).

By October 8, 2013

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Happy anti-Valentine's! Slow-mo video blows up the cuteness

If Valentine's Day makes you feel more queasy and annoyed than warm and fuzzy, check out this video that explodes a few cherished symbols of love.

By February 13, 2015

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Sick of that tattoo? A simple cream could erase regrettable ink

The pain of laser tattoo removal could be a thing of the past if a doctoral student's tattoo-removal cream hits the market.

By February 17, 2015

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Emojis could cost you hundreds on your bill if you have an older phone

The Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 are among the older phones that could turn emojis into pricey picture messages without telling you.

By February 6, 2015

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SwiftKey for iOS gets emoji, new languages

The third-party iOS keyboard gets improvements in latest update, including gesture-typing for the iPad.

By February 5, 2015

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Kim Kardashian, Miley Cyrus immortalized in emoji art

Rapper and artist Yung Jake tells us why emoji symbols make the best medium for his portraits of celebrities like Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian and Jerry Seinfeld.

By January 17, 2015

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Wink wink: Bill Nye uses emojis to explain evolution

Just how good are emojis at communicating complex ideas? Bill Nye the Science Guy explains the theory of evolution with a series of the digital symbols. Smiley face.

By December 12, 2014