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Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts by 2018

Executives from Feld Entertainment, Ringling's parent company, said the decision to end the circus's century-old tradition of showcasing elephants was difficult and debated at length.

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Google to offer own cellular network plan

A Google executive said Monday the company plans to offer cellular services soon but insisted that it isn't a threat to traditional telephone and Internet service providers.

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Here's where emoji skin-tone colors come from

Apple will be rolling out with a more diverse set of emojis with browner — and yellower — skin tones. Here's the science behind how they come up with the colors.

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