Facebook says no to 'dislike' button but tests 'sad' and 'angry'

Facebook will begin testing a new feature allowing users to express a range of emotions on posts in Ireland and Spain from Friday—but there will be no "dislike" button, the social network said.

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Amazon challenges Etsy with Amazon Handmade

Amazon is launching its site for handcrafted goods called Amazon Handmade on Thursday, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade goods ahead of the holiday season.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Verizon plans to charge grandfathered unlimited data subscribers an extra $20

Verizon stopped offering unlimited data plans to customers four years ago, but some subscribers have been clinging to their grandfathered plans all this time. Now Verizon is getting serious ...

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Ancient horse-like foetus discovered

The 48 million-year-old fossilised remains of a horse foetus have been described by scientists.

3 hours ago from BBC News

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Facebook Likes To Receive Emotional, Emoji-Like Overhaul With 'Reactions'

One thing Facebook users have always struggled with is whether or not it's appropriate to "Like" a post when someone announces a death in the family or any other tragic incident, such as a ...

32 minutes ago from HotHardware

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A High-End Camera in a Small Package

Startup Light says its L16 will replace a fancy camera and lenses for a third the cost and fit easily into your bag, too.A photography startup is building a camera that shoves the picture-taking ...

16 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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US journalist found guilty in hacking trial

A federal jury in Northern California on Wednesday found a journalist guilty of computer crimes for helping hackers deface the Los Angeles Times website.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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SwiftKey's latest keyboard is powered by a neural network

A new SwiftKey keyboard hopes to serve you better typing suggestions by utilizing a miniaturized neural network. SwiftKey Neural does away with the company's tried-and-tested prediction ...

2 minutes ago from Engadget

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With Alphabet.com Unavailable, Google Buys abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com

How rich is Google? The company makes so much money that it can afford to buy the alphabet! And that's what it did, albeit in the form of a domain name. Google now owns abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com, ...

32 minutes ago from HotHardware

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littleBits Gizmos and Gadgets Kit gives kids a range of DIY projects

Do you know an aspiring young maker? If so, littleBits is looking to lend a hand with its new Gadgets & Gizmos Kit. The collection of tech includes everything those young inventors ...

3 hours ago from Engadget

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