Apple and Google show off new Emojis

Google states that, as of Android Q, any Emoji that doesn’t have a gender specified in its Unicode documentation will default to a “gender ambiguous design”.

Instagram to warn bullies before posts

Facebook-owned Instagram is launching a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) feature that will notify users when a comment they write could be considered offensive before they post it. It is also about to test a new feature called Restrict that will allow users to hide comments from specific users without notifying those users that they are being blocked.

Apple announces 2,000 new jobs in Seattle

Apple announced plans to establish new engineering hubs outside of its Silicon Valley home in 2018, including a new campus in Austin, Texas, and a growing presence in Seattle.