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Facebook releases ‘Prophet’ — its free forecasting tools — for Python and R

Credit:Screen shot of graph created with Facebook’s Prophet tool in R Facebook has open-sourced its Prophet forecasting tool, designed “to make it easier for experts and non-experts to make high-quality forecasts,” according to a blog post by Sean J. Taylor and Ben Letham in the company’s research team. “Forecasts are customizable in ways that are intuitive to non-experts,” they wrote.
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Facebook digs into mobile infrastructure in Uganda as TIP commits $170M to startups

While Google is using MWC to show off some of its advances in native apps on mobile devices specifically in chat apps the worlds biggest chat app company is doing something completely different. Today, Facebook announced that it is building a 770-kilometer (500-mile) fiber backhaul network in Uganda, in partnership with IndiasAirtel and wholesale provider BCS, carriers that both have networking businesses in the country; and its Telecom Infrastructure Project is leading the charge to invest $170 million into telecoms infrastructure startups.
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Why Snap would lowball its IPO valuation

The short answer for why Snap lowballed its initial valuation for its initial public offeringis that it probably wont be that low for long. Normally these prices are set by expectations the underwriters and executives can divine from their conversations with Wall Street.
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