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Mobile Minutes: Siri as spokeswoman; China’s smartphone shakeout; New Android emojis; Facebook pulls The Shade Room

China’s crowded smartphone market heads for an epic shakeout
The startup Dakele looked pretty smart when it released a phone in China four years ago. The market was doubling annually, and the company put brand-name components inside a device that cost a fraction of the iPhone.
Read more on Bloomberg

Dozens of new emojis are headed your way soon
We’re getting a sneak peek at new emojis coming later this year thanks to Google.
Read more on CNET

Facebook pulls down mega-popular celeb site The Shade Room’s page for alleged copyright violations
On Monday, Facebook took down the Facebook page for celebrity news and gossip site The Shade Room.
Read more on Neiman Lab