Apple teases nearly 60 new emoji coming to iOS and Mac this fall [Gallery]

Tomorrow marks World Emoji Day, and Apple is getting a head start on the festivities by detailing 59 new iOS emoji coming later this year. Apple says the new emoji characters will be available on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch this fall. Headlining the new emoji are a variety of new disability-themed options, which … Read more

iPhone sales continue to fall in India, but Apple could benefit from upcoming regulatory change

A pair of reports this week detail Apple’s ongoing struggles in India, but also note a point of hope for the company. The Economic Times reports that iPhone sales continue to fall in India, but that India regulators are looking to ease local sourcing rules – which could help Apple’s efforts to open retail stores in the country. … Read more

New Apple vids show how to enable heart alerts & fall detection for Apple Watch Series 4

Apple on Thursday uploaded a pair of YouTube videos explaining two of the health features of the Apple Watch Series 4, irregular heart rhythm notifications and fall detection. Both clips are under 40 seconds long, and guide wearers to the right places in the iOS Watch app — “Emergency SOS” in the case of fall detection, … Read more

Twitter Sees a Fall in Monthly Active Users to 335 Million, Revenue Beats Estimates

Twitter posted record profit on Friday with second quarter revenue that beat financial analysts’ estimates and said penalising misbehaving users this year had paid off even though monthly usage had dropped. Twitter, like bigger rival Facebook, has been under pressure from regulators in several countries to weed out hate speech, abusive content and misinformation, better protect user … Read more

Zuckerberg Loses More Than $15 Billion in Record Facebook Fall

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune took a more than $15 billion (roughly Rs. 1.03 lakh crores) hit on Thursday, as the social media company suffered the biggest one-day wipeout in US stock market history a day after executives forecast years of lower profit margins. At least 16 brokerages cut their price targets on Facebook after Chief Financial Officer David Wehner … Read more

iPhone X Production Costs See Foxconn Profit Fall

Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn said Tuesday its third-quarter profit dropped by more than a third, dragged by costs associated with producing the latest iPhone model. Also known as Hon Hai, the firm is the world’s biggest contract electronics maker and assembles Apple’s iPhones. Its net income in July-September fell 39.3 percent from a year earlier to TWD … Read more

Rumor: Google may add a Huawei-built 7-inch tablet to its lineup this fall

Google may serve a side of tablet with the main entrée of Pixel phones this fall. According to the (usually very accurate) hardware-leaking Evan Blass a new tablet will be built by Huawei and ready by year’s end. We’re already expecting two new smartphones from HTC to be shown off in early October. Follow Evan … Read more

Goodbye, Hello: Firefox casts off its built-in video chat client this fall

Firefox’s built-in video chat component, Firefox Hello, appears to be destined for the scrap heap. Developers of the popular browser plan to remove Hello from the browser as early as Firefox 49, which is scheduled for release in mid-September. Mozilla hasn’t made an official announcement about the change but developers are discussing the feature removal … Read more

Europe’s ‘next domino to fall’ is teetering: Strategist

Problems are piling up in Italy, sending Italian stocks sinking and creating fresh concerns about the future of the European Union. The ETF tracking the MSCI Italy index (EWI) has become one of the year’s worst-performing, losing about a quarter of its value in 2016. Unfortunately, Boris Schlossberg, managing director of FX strategy for BK … Read more

Rumors: Microsoft Floor, Band updates should lead a fall splash of Windows hardware

New reports imply that Microsoft plans to issue new Floor hardware within the next few months. But whatexactly Microsoft has in thoughts stays uncertain. Right here’s a rundown of the rumors. Both ZDNet and Windows Primary file that Microsoft is leaning closer to a small hardware occasion this autumn, where there can be “minor revisions” … Read more