Emoji May Get Skin Tone Options

If you thought emojis were a short-lived gimmick, you could be disappointed by two new moves to improve the experience of using them. The Unicode standard may be updated to allow emojis in particular skin tones. Meanwhile smart-typing app Swype has been updated to automatically suggest an emoji based on the tone of your text. […]

Driverless Car Reaches 149 MPH

A self-driving car has hit 149 miles per hour on a racing circuit. Manufacturers Audi say it’s not just showing off, but rather a demonstration that the car could cope in an emergency requiring fast maneuvering. The test on the RS7 was carried out at Hockenheim, a Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit near Frankfurt, Germany. […]