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Live Coverage: Snapchat is partnering with NBC to let users watch the 2018 Winter Olympics live. "Snapchatters can expect one pivotal moment from NBC's primetime broadcast to be live in Snapchat each day, and can sign up for notifications [in the app]," the company said.

All the Faces: Over 1 billion smartphones will feature facial recognition in 2020, according to Counterpoint Technology. The data shows Apple and Samsung will likely lead the way, followed by top smartphone manufacturers in China, including Oppo and Xiaomi.

AI Emergence: A study of US business decision-makers conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Enova Decisions found that many respondents believe artificial intelligence will be the emerging technology that will see the most growth over the next two years—more so than real-time event processing, machine learning and constraint-based computing.

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