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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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'Grinder' biohacks his eyeballs to get night vision

Members of a biohacking site experiment with a chlorophyll-like substance to try to see better at night. The instructions are online.

By March 27, 2015

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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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Emoji Keyboard for Mac: Beware, you may never type words again

Do you love emoji? The Emoji Keyboard on Kickstarter puts a silicone keyboard cover and software on your Mac so you can type symbols quickly and easily.

By March 12, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy S6 to let you hide preinstalled apps

Owners of the new smartphones will apparently be able to hide many of the apps that come already loaded.

By March 23, 2015

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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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Redhead redemption: Give us our ginger emojis, petition demands

A new Change.org petition asks Apple to add redheads to its emoji diversification update. How else will we be able to chat about Harry Potter's best friend Ron Weasley?

By March 5, 2015

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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