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Apple's ethnic emojis are being used to make racist comments on social media

They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite

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It's something that apps have facilitated for some time - but the difference with EE's service is that you don't have to think about it, says Rhodri Marsden

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'Smart factories' where products 'talk' to each stage of the production process are the next big thing in automation

Rebecca Rose Jacobs sees the industrial internet at work

The Periscope app, pictured, appears to be winning the battle against its rival, Meerkat

Periscope app: Good news for voyeurs - but is video streaming any more worthy of our attention?

Periscope is an app launched by Twitter that facilitates live video streaming from your smartphone

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Hack Circus aims to turn the rule-abiding approach of TED talks on its head

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Tidal has Taylor Swift, and Spotify doesn't — but that's about it

In recent months Twitter has been forced to recognise that bullied people walking away isn't good for its reputation

Twitter has introduced a quality filter, but can it keep the bullies out?

Twitter says the filter "aims to remove all tweets from your notifications timeline that contain threats, offensive or abusive language… or are sent from suspicious accounts"

Cross words: Pia Mancini, the executive director of DemocracyOS

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Activists and developers around the world are building software that could revolutionise the way we go to the polls. Lee Williams meets them
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