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Apple Highlights Upcoming 2019 Emoji in Celebration of World Emoji Day

In celebration of World Emoji Day tomorrow, Apple has shared details on new emoji that are coming to iOS devices this fall following the Unicode 12 emoji release.

Unicode 12 brings 59 new emoji characters, 75 with gender variations, and 230 total emojis when gender variations and different skin tones are counted.


Orangutan, sloth, otter, skunk, and flamingo are the new animals included in the update, while new food items include garlic, onion, waffle, falafel, butter, oyster, beverage box, maté, and ice cube.

New faces, gestures, and poses include yawning face, pinching hand, person kneeling, person standing, and people holding hands (gender and skin tone inclusive)

To celebrate World Emoji Day, Apple is previewing a selection of new emoji coming this fall, revealing the newest designs that bring even more diversity to the keyboard, alongside fun and exciting additions to popular categories of food, animals, activities and smiley faces.

In a major update to the Holding Hands emoji typically used to represent couples and relationships, users will now be able to select any combination of skin tone, in addition to gender, to personalize the people holding hands, opening up more than 75 possible combinations.Several new accessibility-related emojis are included, such as ear with hearing aid, deaf person, mechanical arm/leg, person with cane, person in wheelchair, guide dog, wheelchair (manual and motorized), and probing cane.

Following Apple’s proposal to the Unicode Consortium last year to introduce more disability-themed emoji, a new guide dog, an ear with a hearing aid, wheelchairs, a prosthetic arm and a prosthetic leg will be available in the emoji keyboard. Celebrating diversity in all its many forms is integral to Apple’s values and these new options help fill a significant gap in the emoji keyboard.Other miscellaneous emoji include Hindu Temple, auto rickshaw, parachute, ringed planet, diving mask, yo-yo, kite, safety vest, sari, one-piece swimsuit, briefs, shorts, ballet shoes, banjo, diya lamp, axe, drop of blood, bandage, stethoscope, chair, razor, white heart, and circles and squares in various new colors.


A full list of the emoji included in Unicode 12 are listed on the Emojipedia site.

Last year, Apple released new emoji in an iOS 12.1 update released in October, and the launch of new 2019 emoji could follow a similar timeline. New emoji won't be included in iOS 13 at launch, but could come in one of the first major updates to the new operating system.


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Alyssa Powell/Business Insider You can watch almost every Pixar movie on Disney+ alongside a variety of brand-new movies made exclusively for the streaming service when Disney+ launches on November 12. Along with family favorites like "Toy Story," "Inside Out," and "Monsters, Inc." Pixar will be streaming new content exclusively for Disney+.  Yearly subscriptions are just $69.99/year ($5.83/month) and month to month subscriptions are $83.88/year ($6.99/month). See more: All the new movies you can watch on Disney+ — from the live-action 'Lady and the Tramp' to holiday comedy 'Noelle' Product Embed: Product Name: Disney+ Monthly Subscription Service Card Type: small https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5dc5bb627eece5443d2df8b9&type=small&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% In my house, we have completely and utterly destroyed our DVD copies of Pixar masterpieces like "Toy Story," "Finding Nemo" (save for the first heartbreaking minutes which we always skip), and my daughter's absolute favorite, "Monsters, Inc." (she can't get enough of Mike and Sulley). The DVDs have become pitifully scratched and worn after being in the (tiny) hands of our little girl. What is Disney+ and how much does it cost? Thankfully, with the debut of Disney+, we will have the entire Pixar catalog available 24/7. So when the mood strikes and my daughter wants to watch "Ratatouille," "A Bug's Life," or "Brave" right away, we can.  Disney+ is a new streaming service with unlimited ad-free downloads of movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and 20th Century Fox. New subscribers can sign up for a free 7-day trial after which an annual subscription will cost $69.99/year ($5.83/month) while a monthly subscription will cost $6.99, or $83.88/year and a bundle with Hulu and ESPN+ is $12.99 a month. Here's everything to know about the service along with plan breakdowns. Can I watch Pixar movies and shows on Disney+? You sure can. And it's not only old Pixar features that will be available for streaming either — the studio will be creating new shows exclusively for Disney+. In fact, we've listed out all the Pixar content you can stream on Disney+ right here from classics like "Toy Story" and "Monsters, Inc." to new series like "Forky Asks A Question" and "Monsters A Work." Here are all the Pixar movies and shows you can watch on Disney+:'Forky Asks a Question' IMDb Product Embed: Product Name: Disney+ Monthly Subscription Service Card Type: small https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5dc5bb627eece5443d2df8b9&type=small&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Tony Hale ("Veep," "Arrested Development") returns to Pixar as Forky from "Toy Story 4." The 10-part series features the anthropomorphic spork exploring deep questions such as "what is love?," "what is time?," and "what is cheese?" 'Monsters at Work' IMDb The series "Monsters at Work" will be a sequel to "Monsters, Inc." as the animated Monstropolis transitions from scare power to laugh power. Ben Feldman ("Mad Men") and Aisha Tyler ("CSI") join Billy Crystal (as Mike Wazowski) and John Goodman (as Sulley). 'SparkShorts' Pixar "SparkShorts" is a project in which Pixar Animation Studios employees create their own short stories with the support of the studio. These shorts offer a place to discover new talent from within the company and to explore new storytelling techniques from across the studio.  See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:All the new movies you can watch on Disney+ — from the live-action 'Lady and the Tramp' to holiday comedy 'Noelle'Every single Star Wars movie will be available on Disney+ — here’s how to watchAll the Marvel movies and shows you can stream on Disney+ — from 'Iron Man' to the new 'Loki'
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Former Trump official balks at Mulvaney's bid to join impeachment testimony lawsuit
Lawyers for Charles Kupperman and the House Intelligence Committee told the judge that the acting White House chief of staff to file his own case.
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What’s the Coolest Thing Bill Gates Is Doing?
On the list: meeting a scientist working on solving malnutrition, keeping up with his children on technology and being friends with Warren Buffett.
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John Bolton's lawyer dropped an intriguing hint that shows why he could be the most dangerous witness against Trump
Andrew Harnik/AP Chuck Cooper, the lawyer representing former national security adviser John Bolton, revealed an interesting detail in a letter to Congress last week. Cooper said Bolton "was personally involved in many of the events, meetings, and conversations about which you have already received testimony," but also meetings that have yet to be discussed. If he does testify, Bolton could be fatal to President Donald Trump's defense in the impeachment inquiry. Bolton has had more one-on-one interactions with Trump than any other official who's testified so far, and would be the most high-profile witness to testify against the president. According to Axios, Bolton was a prolific note-taker and had a habit of contemporaneously documenting everything that was said in every meeting he participated in. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Chuck Cooper, the attorney representing former national security adviser John Bolton, dropped an intriguing hint in a letter to Congress last week. Bolton "was personally involved in many of the events, meetings, and conversations about which you have already received testimony, as well as many relevant meetings and conversations that have not yet been discussed in the testimonies thus far," Cooper wrote.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Extremists turned a frog meme into a hate symbol, but Hong Kong protesters revived it as an emblem of hopeSee Also:A whistleblower, a cover-up, and a quid pro quo: Here's everything we've learned from the impeachment inquiryThe public Trump impeachment hearings begin Wednesday. Here's who's testifying and how to watchHere's every way Republicans have tried and failed to defend Trump as the impeachment inquiry snowballsSEE ALSO: A whistleblower, a cover-up, and a quid pro quo: Here's everything we've learned from the impeachment inquiry
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‘Death Stranding’ brings back appointment gaming
Game launches these days are frequently the very worst time to play them. Plagued by bugs, server issues, balance problems, and a lack of content, many "games as a service" titles are best consumed after a month or two. Not so with Hideo Kojima's long-awaited Death Stranding, which if you're going to play at all... you should probably play now.
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A South American country endures a political crisis, a Pacific island sees its rainforest shrink, and a coalition of "cheetahs" roams around MIT.
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Bolivia's legislative assembly to meet on Tuesday to discuss Morales resignation
Bolivia's legislative assembly plans to hold an extraordinary session at 4 p.m. (2000 GMT) on Tuesday to formally discuss the resignation of President Evo Morales, according to a statement on Monday, after the leftist leader said he would stand down.
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San Diego State suspends 14 fraternities as student dies after frat event
Dylan Hernandez was hospitalized early Thursday following a fraternity event and died this week, the university confirmed.
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I stayed in a 182-square-foot room on the world's largest cruise ship, where no space was left unused. Here's what it's like inside.
Abby Narishkin/Insider The world's largest cruise ship has 2,759 staterooms. Rooms are cleverly designed to feel big, but not actually take up too much space. My room was approximately 182 square feet with a 50-square-foot ocean-view balcony. The bathroom was small, but had everything I needed. There was ample storage and closet space, as well as a sofa bed. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas is the world's largest cruise ship. It's almost three-and-a-half times the length of a football field and twice as high as the Washington Monument. It also has a theater, casino, zip line, ice-skating rink, escape room, 23 eateries including a Starbucks, multiple pools and waterslides, and even a park. Not surprisingly, these things take up a lot of room, so when it comes to the ship's 2,759 staterooms, they need to be space-efficient and practical: they're small, but feel big. I recently spent a week in a 182-square-foot stateroom that had a floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door leading out onto a 50-square-foot balcony with an ocean view. Keep scrolling to see what a room aboard the world's largest cruise ship is like.Welcome to what was my home for a week! Room 538 on Deck 12 of Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas. Sophie-Claire Hoeller/Insider My room was right on the end of a hallway, at the very front of the ship — or starboard forward, as they say in ship lingo. A handy little map under my room number showed me exactly where I was in relation to the rest of the ship. But I still spent the first two days getting lost. I had an ocean-view stateroom with a balcony. Sophie-Claire Hoeller/Insider Some rooms have no windows at all. Others have balconies looking out onto "Central Park," a real-life park on the inside of the ship. The room was approximately 182 square feet, with two twin beds that created a "Royal King." Sophie-Claire Hoeller/Insider The bed was super comfy, and the bedding smooth. That, paired with the soft rocking of the ship, had me sleeping like a baby every night. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:27 incredible places you couldn't visit a decade agoThe worst movies every 'Breaking Bad' actor has been inThe 20 most festive places to spend the holidays in the US
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READ: Defense Department Official's Impeachment Inquiry Testimony
House investigators spoke with Laura Cooper, deputy assistant secretary of defense, in October. Cooper is responsible for policy toward Russia and Eastern Europe.
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