Facebook developing ‘Portal’ gadget which will put microphones and cameras in people’s homes
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Facebook developing ‘Portal’ gadget which will put microphones and cameras in people’s homes

Facebook developing ‘Portal’ gadget which will put microphones and cameras in people’s homes In George Orwell’s 1984, the oppressive rulers of Oceania use devices called telescreens to closely monitor and repress citizens. Now Facebook looks set to follow in the Party’s footsteps by putting its own firm’s microphones and cameras into people’s Read more…

Paul Allen’s Vulcan backs ex-Amazon manager’s modular housing startup Blokable
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Paul Allen’s Vulcan backs ex-Amazon manager’s modular housing startup Blokable

Paul Allen’s Vulcan backs ex-Amazon manager’s modular housing startup Blokable Investors are taking note of Blokable, a Seattle startup founded by a former Amazon manager that aims to cut costs for builders and residents alike through the construction of tech-powered manufactured housing. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Blokable Read more…