Tech Bytes: New Microsoft Products, New Emojis

Created: October 03, 2018 09:05 AM

In today's Tech Bytes, new gadgets from Microsoft. The company introducing its "Surface pro 6", which it says is 67% faster than its predecessor. The "Surface Laptop 2" is powered by a new Intel processor, and has a keyboard designed to be silent. Models of each run about $900.

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Electric vehicles are dominating the paris motor show. European carmakers want to be seen as technology leaders, but they also want to compete with the American automaker Tesla. Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen's Audi all debuted battery-powered SUV's.

Apple is releasing 70 new emojis. Images include a bagel, a racoon, a llama, and a bald person. Apple says they should be available to iphone and iPad users later this month.

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