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Facebook and Instagram ban emojis for being ‘sexually suggestive’

Social media applications, Facebook and Instagram have banned 'sexual' emojis for being too suggestive. The popular platforms, which are both owned by Facebook, banned the aubergine and peach emojis, as well as the water drip. The company says it is part of the changes in Facebook's Sexual Solicitation Community Standards,...
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Amazon now offers lossless HD streaming! Try it free for 90 days

They may not be the first to offer the service but they sure beat Apple and Spotify in getting the service to their subscribers. Amazon now offers CD-quality music streaming to subscribers to its music streaming services, according to information on its website. The service called Amazon Music HD will...
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Twitter releases statement after CEO’s account was hacked

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and chief executive of Twitter had his own account on the service briefly taken over by hackers. The hack was carried out by a group said to be called the Chuckling Squad, according to the BBC. However, Twitter's own systems were not compromised during the attack....
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Google Posthumously Honours Buchi Emechata’s Birthday on Doodle

Google today Sunday, 21st July 2019, is celebrating with its Doodle, late Nigerian novelist Buchi Emecheta on what would have been her 75th birthday. Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepages intended to commemorate special holidays, events, achievements and notable historical figures. Today our...
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Bill Gates reveals his ‘greatest mistake ever’

Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, has revealed what he considers his biggest career mistake ever. In recent interviews, the Microsoft founder discussed Microsoft’s failure to become Apple’s chief iOS rival is his “greatest mistake.” In a recent interview with Village Global, Bill Gates says: “In the software world, particularly for platforms,...
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Facebook launches cryptocurrency, calls it Libra

Facebook is set to launch a global cryptocurrency named Libra, the social media giant has announced. The digital coin will come online in the first half of 2020 if regulators in Switzerland, where the new currency is to be based, give the go-ahead. Facebook has created a management tool it...
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