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February 25, 2018, 12:25 PM

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Sam Byford / The Verge:
Huawei announces Matebook X Pro Windows laptop with 13.9" touchscreen that has 91% screen-to-body ratio and 3 Android tablets - 8" and 10.8" M5 and 10.8" M5 Pro  —  The webcam is built into the keyboard  —  Huawei isn't bringing a new flagship phone to Mobile World Congress this year …
Justin Duino / 9to5Google:
Three-minute promotional video for Galaxy S9 and S9+ leaks, showing off new DeX Pad and other features, emphasizes S9 as a great business phone  —  As if the Galaxy S9 hadn't been leaked enough before its official announcement at MWC, Samsung accidentally went and uploaded its launch video.
Antonio García Martínez / Wired:
How the Trump campaign increased its Facebook ad purchasing power with provocative content and mastered ad tools like Custom Audiences and Lookalike Audiences  —  Why Russia's Facebook ads were less important to Trump's victory than his own Facebook ads.  —  IT'S NOT EVERY day that a former …
Karl Bode / Motherboard:
Critics say FCC's new National Broadband Map, like its previous iteration, overstates available ISPs, lists inaccurate data about speeds, and lacks pricing info  —  At the core of the problem is, unsurprisingly, the influence of deep-pocketed telecom operators on lawmakers and regulators.
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
At CPAC, the NRA presented FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with a “courage under fire award” and a rifle for his efforts to roll back net neutrality regulations  —  The Republicans who lead the country's top telecom agency arrived at an annual gathering of influential conservatives Friday hoping …
Stephen Nellis / Reuters:
To comply with local laws, Apple will store keys to Chinese users' iCloud accounts in China starting next week, giving authorities easier access to user data  —  SAN FRANCISCO/BEIJING (Reuters) - When Apple Inc begins hosting Chinese users' iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data center …

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