Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.
Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesApple was awarded a patent for a personal computing device control using face detection and recognitionSnapchat snapped up Facebook’s director of mobile partnerships, Emily White, as its new COO. She will work alongside CEO Evan Spiegel. And Google may be developing a platform for universal applications: apps that work on both Android and iOS right out of the box, as The Next Web reports.
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