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Google cracks down on Gmail phishing with spam filters

In an effort to stop spammers, the web giant rejects emails that include "highly restricted" character combinations.

By August 12, 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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Next-gen drones follow wherever you go

No remote control is necessary for new drones that can autopilot with tracking, creating an easy solution for capturing action-sports on video. Also, Oyster opens up its books to Android.

By June 17, 2014

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Apple: The emoji character set needs more diversity

While you can find Santa Claus, a bloody syringe, and seven kinds of birds, you’d be hard-pressed to find many people emojis that aren’t Caucasian.

By March 26, 2014

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YouTube comments revamped, users give thumbs down

Google has shaken up YouTube's commenting system in an effort, it says, to improve the quality of conversations -- but its users aren't impressed.

By November 7, 2013

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How to tweet in wacky fonts

Why stick with boring old Arial? A super easy-to-use Unicode text converter lets you make your tweets font-astically fancy.

By August 14, 2013

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New Mac malware disguised with right-to-left encoding trick

Signed with a valid Apple ID, Backdoor:Python/Janicab.A uses a Unicode trick to pass as a standard document instead of an application.

By July 15, 2013

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Apple's Christmas gift -- app downloads jump 87 percent

App downloads on Christmas Day rose 87 percent over the average for the month, leading to a 70 percent increase in App Store revenue, says mobile analytics firm Distimo.

By December 28, 2012

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How to add emoji icons to file names in OS X

Instead of only using alphanumeric text for file names, you can also include emoticons and other Unicode symbols.

By November 6, 2012

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How to access the character palette in OS X

There are several ways you can configure OS X to have quick access to extended and special characters.

By November 19, 2012