Top Tech Stories of the Day: Facebook for IOS Gets Emoticons

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The social network now encourages show-and-tell status updates on mobile.In version 6.2, released Tuesday, Facebook users on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch can add emoji-style icons to their status updates for social networking. Google sharply challenged the federal government's gag order on its Internet surveillance program, citing what it described as a First Amendment right to divulge how many requests it receives from the government for data about its customers in the name of national security. Adobe Systems, which makes the Photoshop and Acrobat software, reported a higher-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit as demand rose for the subscription-based version of its flagship software package. Shares of the company rose 4.4 percent in after-market trading.

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