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February 24, 2016, 11:55 AM

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook rolls out Reactions to all, adding Love, Haha, Wow, Sad, and Angry buttons to Like; each button has same impact on News Feed ranking for now  —  Facebook Enhances Everyone's Like With Love, Haha, Wow, Sad, Angry Buttons  —  Humanity has been boiled down to six emotions.
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple plans Siri for Mac as tentpole feature for this fall's OS X 10.12 launch  —  Apple currently plans to use its next major release of the Mac operating system, known as OS X 10.12, this fall to continue to expand Siri across its product lines.  Last year, Apple implemented Siri …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Starts Highlighting AMP Pages In Its Mobile Search Results  —  Smartphones and networks are constantly getting faster, but somehow the mobile web now feels slower than it ever did.  That's largely thanks to all the ads and trackers that most sites now use (and maybe the abundance of large GIFs, too).
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
WordPress.com sites now automatically support Google's AMP to speed up mobile page loading; self-hosted WordPress sites can enable AMP with a plugin  —  WordPress Sites Now Support Google's AMP To Make Mobile Pages Load Much Faster  —  Google has some big plans when it comes to making the web faster on your mobile phone.
Paul Thurrott / Thurrott.com:
Microsoft launches Hub Keyboard for Android with app content sharing, built-in translation, multi-item clipboard, and contacts integration  —  Microsoft Hub Keyboard Brings App Content Sharing to Android  —  Microsoft Garage this week released a new keyboard replacement app for Android called Hub Keyboard.
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg Business:
Source: Apple to argue that code should be protected as speech under First Amendment in FBI case  —  Apple-FBI Fight Asks: Is Code Protected as Free Speech?  —  IPhone maker is seeking to use First Amendment as a defense  —  Case may set precedent for considering software as expression
Eric Geller / The Daily Dot:
Erik Crouch / Tech in Asia:
Xiaomi launches Mi5 with 5.15" Full HD display, Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM, and 16MP camera for $413, only available in China for now  —  Xiaomi's Mi5 flagship looks like one of the best phones on the market  —  Xiaomi Mi5.  Image by Xiaomi.  —  Xiaomi today announced the launch of the Mi5, the company's latest flagship smartphone.
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Google launches Project Shield, a free DDOS mitigation service, to all non-state news sites  —  Google Wants to Save News Sites From Cyberattacks—For Free  —  Mehdi Yahyanejad thought that after Iranians voted on June 12, 2009, he would finally get some rest.
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.

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