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Facebook to invest $1 billion in first Asian data center in Singapore

JAKARTA: Facebook said on Thursday it will invest more than $1 billion to build its first data center in Asia in Singapore, slated to open in 2022. Facebook’s facility will be located in the west of the island, near where Google is expanding its Singapore data centers in an $850 million investment as mobile growth, e-commerce and cloud computing demand rise across the region. “This will be our first data center in Asia,” Thomas Furlong, Facebook’s vice president of infrastructure data centers, said at a press…