Twitter announced today on its developer forum that all emojis will count evenly toward the platform's maximum 280 character limit. Before this update, various modifiers such as gender and skin tone caused certain emojis to use up more characters tha…
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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Dimitri Otis) A Federal Communications Commission plan to eliminate price caps in much of the business broadband market uses a new test for determining whether customers benefit from competition. Even if a business that needs broadband has only one choice today, the FCC would consider the local market competitive if there’s a second […]
You’ve probably seen something like the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 before. Its screen is huge, the camera takes ridiculously sharp photos, and it has a dorky little stylus that pops out of the phone’s bottom. Since it was first released, the Note has become a staple for people who need (or want) a gigantic phone. […]
If you have top-of-the-line hardware, why stick it in a boring black box? These modders have taken their passion to the extreme with custom lighting, liquid cooling and extravagant cases, reminding us that sometimes, consoles just don’t cut it.
Some say Facebook inflates its monthly active user count by including people who shared from or used a Facebook-connected third-party app. But today Facebook quieted those critics with a 10-Q update to its SEC filing that says it now only counts people who used Facebook or Messenger directly. That means the 1.55 billion user count […]
How would it be if you suddenly gain a few hundreds or thousands of new followers on Instagram soon after your recently uploaded snap? Crazy, isn’t it? Well, this is what that happened to many Instagram users recently when a bug caused some users’ follower counts to increase. The glitch started driving the Internet with […]
As more people stream shows, growth in TV ad spending is expected to slow. The post TV Is Losing Ground to the Internet Where It Really Counts appeared first on WIRED.
A former tutor accused of hacking into a Southern California high school’s network and changing students’ grades is facing new felony charges, according to local media reports. Timothy Lance Lai, 29, is being charged with 16 felony counts of computer access and fraud, the Orange County Register reported on Friday. Lai was previously charged with […]