February 12, 2015, 3:10 PM

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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Pinterest and Apple launch App Pins to let you discover and download apps without leaving Pinterest; Apple launches curated App Store board  —  Aiming to Ease App Discovery, Apple Pairs With Pinterest  —  There are more than 1.4 million mobile applications in Apple's App Store.
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook lets users set a legacy contact, who will be able to manage their accounts in a limited way when they pass away  —  Facebook Heir?  Time to Choose Who Manages Your Account When You Die  —  The social network now lets you designate a ‘legacy contact’ for your digital afterlife
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Pinterest Is Working on a Plan to Introduce a ‘Buy’ Button as Soon as This Year  —  Move over, Pinning.  Here comes buying.  —  Pinterest, the digital scrapbooking service, is laying the groundwork for an e-commerce offering with a “Buy” button that could launch in as little as three to six months, according to multiple sources.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Windows 10 for phones preview now available to download for select Lumia devices  —  Windows 10 for phones preview now available to download  —  We've seen Windows 10 on PC and tablets, and now it's time to preview Microsoft's latest operating system on phones.
Edgar Alvarez / Engadget:
ESPN consolidates SportsCenter iPhone app and ScoreCenter iPad app into single ESPN iOS app as part of brand-wide makeover  —  ESPN is getting a brand-wide makeover, starting with its iOS app  —  Up until now, ESPN has had two separate apps on iOS for news and scores, one designed for iPhone …
Lauren Goode / Re/code:
Fitbit responds to complaints that its latest fitness trackers cause skin irritation, advises affected users to “take a break from the device”  —  Fitbit Advises Rash Sufferers to Take a Break from Wearing the Wearable  —  Fitbit has already been through a recall.
Nathan Ingraham / The Verge:
Dell is launching a new Chromebook 11 alongside a $299 Windows-based counterpart  —  Dell's education-focused Chromebook 11 was surprisingly one of the best Chromebooks we've ever used, even though it was notoriously difficult to actually purchase for much of last year.
Facebook will show live relevance scores for ads based on expected feedback from target audience to help advertisers improve ad effectiveness  —  Showing Relevance Scores for Ads on Facebook  —  On Facebook, we try to show people the ads that are most pertinent to them.

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