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February 22, 2017, 10:45 AM

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Apple:
Apple's new 175-acre “Apple Park” campus will open in April, 12K+ staff to move in over six months; the 1K-seat auditorium will be named the Steve Jobs Theater  —  Theater to Be Named for Steve Jobs  —  Cupertino, California — Apple today announced that Apple Park …
Business Insider:
Sources: Snap faced tough questions from potential investors in a meeting Tuesday, focusing on the deceleration of user growth and the threat of Facebook  —  Snapchat executives in New York were peppered with questions on Tuesday about competition from Facebook, user growth for the disappearing-message app …
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine:
Intel unveils XMM 7560 LTE modem with 1Gbps download speeds, 225 Mbps upload speeds, and CDMA support  —  The next iPhone could go gigabit.  Today Intel announced its XMM7650 modem, which joins Qualcomm's X16 in the gigabit LTE world.  Intel's modem is probably the front-runner for this fall's iPhone 7s or iPhone 8.
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Microsoft launching Skype Lite on Android for limited connectivity areas, available in India first, with support for nine regional languages and new chatbots  —  At its Future Decoded event in Mumbai, India, today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the launch of Skype Lite …
Jessica Toonkel / Reuters:
Sources: Facebook is in talks to live stream one MLB game per week during upcoming season  —  Facebook Inc is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key win as the social media platform works to offer more live sports …
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Zuckerberg's manifesto is a sign Facebook's power should be checked  —  It is certainly possible that, as per recent speculation, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is preparing to run for President.  It is also possible that Facebook is on the verge of failing “just like MySpace”.
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Over 1M apps, websites, and bots are now using Facebook's mobile analytics suite, Analytics for Apps, up from 800K in September 2016  —  Facebook's mobile app analytics offering hit a milestone today — it's now providing insight for more than 1 million apps, websites, and bots, a 25 percent increase from September.

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