Unicode Reveals New Emoji for 2020
The Unicode Consortium has approved 63 official new emoji characters for 2020, plus 55 new gender or skin tone variations. They are expected to be added to major OSes and apps later this year. The new emoji include Smiling Face with Tear, Disguised Face, Pinched Fingers, Person Feeding Baby, People Hugging, Ninja, Anatomical Heart, Lungs, Black Cat, Mammoth, Beaver, Dodo, Feather, Seal, Beetle, Cockroach, Fly, Worm, Potted Plant, Blueberries, Olive, Flatbread, Tamale, Teapot, Bubble Tea, Rock, Wood, Hut, Pickup Truck, Roller Skate, Magic Wand, Piñata, Nesting Dolls, Sewing Needle, Knot, Thong Sandal, Military Helmet, Accordion, Coin, Boomerang, Carpentry Saw, Screwdriver, Hook, Ladder, Elevator, Mirror, Window, Plunger, Mouse Trap, Bucket, Toothbrush, Headstone, Transgender Symbol, and Transgender Flag. The new emoji are part of Emoji 13.0.
Feb 8, 2018
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Aug 4, 2017
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Sprint today announced the Magic Box, a tool Sprint hopes consumers and businesses will use to help it densify its LTE network. The Magic Box is similar to a signal booster in that owners place it in a window.
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Mar 24, 2018
Apple has suggested to the Unicode Consortium that it add a new batch of accessibility emoji that depict characters with disabilities. In its letter to the Consortium, Apple said, "Apple is requesting the addition of emoji to better represent individuals with disabilities.
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