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Twitter to Test 280-Character Tweets

Twitter to Test 280-Character Tweets

So in the interest of making it easier for everyone to use Twitter, the company is testing out the aforementioned 280-character limit to a small group of people. Indeed, 9% of all tweets in English hit the 140-character limit, while just 0.4% of tweets in Japanese do the same. Twitter is now preparing for a backlash from those who might take issue with a 280-character tweet.


Guide: How Do You Play Fortnite: Battle Royale on PS4?

Guide: How Do You Play Fortnite: Battle Royale on PS4?

It will certainly be hard for Bluehole to prove any "copying" was done in Fortnite's Battle Royale , as the basic concept for the mode as well as Battlegrounds is quite vague - "fight to the death" games like The Culling , which force players to scavenge their environment before launching an attack - are already prevalent.


Instagram already has 800 million monthly users

Instagram already has 800 million monthly users

Snapchat has 173 million day by day users that actively use it which is nothing in contrast with Instagram . Those who have public accounts will be able to choose who can comment on their posts, whether everyone can leave a line or just groups of people, like the user's followers or those who the user follows back.


Ataribox gaming console will run Linux on AMD

Ataribox gaming console will run Linux on AMD

That, said the company, will allow users to stream, run applications, scan social media, browse the Web, and listen to music. While there are still a lot of unknowns about Atari's upcoming console, the Ataribox , we now have a slightly better idea of the amount of power the machine might be packing thanks to a press release sent out earlier today.


Analyst's Viewpoint About Apple Inc. (AAPL), Versartis, Inc. (VSAR)

Analyst's Viewpoint About Apple Inc. (AAPL), Versartis, Inc. (VSAR)

Apple Inc now has $777.63B valuation. Shares of Apple ( AAPL ) traded down 0.864% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $150.578. About 11,818 shares traded. AAPL's profit will be $9.66B for 20.31 P/E if the $1.87 EPS becomes a reality. Analysts await Foundation Medicine Inc (NASDAQ:FMI) to report earnings on November, 1.


Microsoft, Facebook Complete the Highest-Capacity Subsea Cable to Cross the Atlantic

Microsoft, Facebook Complete the Highest-Capacity Subsea Cable to Cross the Atlantic

The cable resides more than 17,000 feet below the surface of the ocean and measures more than 4,000 miles in length. The undersea cable is said to be in operation by early 2018. Some parts are buried to protect from shipping traffic, usually in areas closer to the shore. Marea is developed with an "open" design, therefore, is capable of evolving as technology furthers, population numbers increase, and internet user demand escalates.