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February 23, 2016, 7:35 PM

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Devlin Barrett / Wall Street Journal:
Justice Department pursuing court orders to force Apple to extract data from about 12 other iPhones; cases don't involve terrorism, according to sources  —  Justice Department Seeks to Force Apple to Extract Data From About 12 Other iPhones  —  Apple embroiled in phone court fights beyond San Bernardino …
Cade Metz / Wired:
Spotify to transition its service from its own servers to Google Cloud Platform over the next 18 months  —  Spotify Moves Itself Onto Google's Cloud—Lucky for Google  —  Spotify is moving itself onto the Googlenet.  —  A decade ago, the Swedish startup built its seminal streaming music service atop …
Kyle Orland / Ars Technica:
Valve releases SteamVR performance tool to test whether a PC is capable of smooth experience running high-end VR  —  Valve releases tool to test whether your PC is VR ready  —  See if your system is up for the upcoming HTC Vive.  —  With HTC beginning to take pre-orders …
Walt Mossberg / The Verge:
Eero's multi-device approach to Wi-Fi offers superior coverage and ease of use, but is very expensive with a single unit costing $199, $499 for a three-pack  —  Mossberg: Eero makes Wi-Fi simpler and stronger  —  Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge …
Michael Zhang / PetaPixel:
Lightroom Android 2.0 launches, becoming the first mobile app to support RAW photo capturing using DNG format on devices with the capability  —  Lightroom on Android 2.0 is the World's First End-to-End Mobile RAW Photo App  —  Adobe today launched Lightroom on Android 2.0, the world's first end-to-end RAW mobile photography solution.
Alex Sherman / Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Time interested in Yahoo's core business, heard pitch from Citigroup bankers on potential Yahoo deal  —  Time Inc. Said to Be Interested in Joining Fray of Yahoo Suitors  —  Time said to have heard Citigroup bankers' pitch on Yahoo deal  —  Time said to consider tax-free structure Reverse Morris Trust
Ginny Marvin / Search Engine Land:
Google To Shut Down Google Compare Products In US And UK On March 23  —  Google's lead generation product known as Google Compare, will start sunsetting this week.  —  In an email sent to partners and acquired by Search Engine Land, the Google Compare Team told Compare partners on Monday night …

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