How can racially diverse emojis POSSIBLY be controversial!?

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Image: Apple

Apple wanted to be cool and inclusive cause that’s how they are–well except for that whole riot-and-suicide messiness in Chinese iPhone factories–but still. So with their iOS 8.3 upgrade they included some new racially diverse emojis for when you’re just too tired to use words.

Predictably, not everyone is pleased.

Apple’s racially diverse emojis: how to get ’em and people be cray via SheKnows.com 

Google I/O 2014

Someone smart once said, “Think of Google like God’s personal assistant.” And that was years ago just based on its search algorithms; before Google’s Android became the single most popular mobile platform on the planet. Google says more than 1 billion Android devices are hooked up around the world.

At this year’s Google I/O the tech behemoth put on a good old fashioned dog-and-pony show trying to inspire its most important innovators and evangelists: developers. From Android L’s Material Design concept, to new Android Wear and Android Auto Platforms, one this is clear: God’s personal assistant isn’t showing any signs of slowing down.

 

Google I/O 2014: SheKnows.com

Breaking up with Comcast is hard to do

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Just a warning: if you want to cancel your Comcast service, you better be prepared to work for it. The internets are abuzz with a recording of the most unbelievable attempts at customer retention by a customer service rep at Comcast.

Ryan Block wanted to do something that seems pretty simple: cancel his Comcast service. So when he and his wife jumped on the phone they were surprised to run into a customer service rep who just wouldn’t take no for an answer. In fact, after 10 incredible minutes into the call, Block starts recording, what comes next is 8 minutes of madness.

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Google I/O 2014: What you need to know

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Someone smart once said, “Think of Google like God’s personal assistant.” And that was years ago just based on its search algorithms; before Google’s Android became the single most popular mobile platform on the planet. Google says there are more than 1 billion connected Android devices around the world. I think that number even beats Kimye’s combined Twitter following. Its other products like Chrome are quickly becoming equally as popular. Google boasts that YouTube reported Chromecast is it’s most popular streaming service.

At this year’s Google I/O the tech behemoth put on a good old fashioned dog-and-pony show trying to inspire its most important innovators and evangelists: developers. From Android L’s Material Design concept, to new Android Wear and Android Auto platforms, one thing is clear: God’s personal assistant isn’t showing any signs of slowing down.

Google I/O 2014: SheKnows.com