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Facebook Portal TV gives you a giant smart display, but I still don’t care

The $149 Portal TV can connect to the top of your TV or sit below it on your media table. James Martin/CNET In a quaint Victorian house on a quaint park-adjacent corner of San Francisco on Tuesday, Andrew Bozworth, Facebook’s VP of AR/VR, and Ryan Cairns, head of Portal devices, showed off three new products …

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Smart TVs like Samsung, LG and Roku are tracking everything we watch

Wrapped in a Snuggie, I like to binge on reruns of “The Golden Girls” all by myself. Except I’m not really alone. Once every few minutes, my TV beams out a report about what’s on my screen to Samsung, the company that made it. Chances are, your TV is watching you, too, through a few …

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Are K-12 Curriculum Tools a Smart Investment? What Investors and Our Data Say

“Curriculum is becoming commoditized.” So says Jason Palmer, a general partner at New Markets Venture Partners. And he’s not alone. In conversations with edtech investors, some reported that the K-12 market has seen an influx of instructional content, particularly in the form of open educational resources (OERs). That can give them pause when it comes …

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Nest WiFi Sounds Like the Perfect Smart Home Starter Kit

Google’s Pixel 4 won’t be the only new item on display at their October 15 event. During their time in from the camera, Google plans to show off a “new Pixel phone and Connected Home devices,” which has us thinking Google Nest Mini and maybe something else. That “something else” could be a replacement for …

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Smart meter rollout delayed for four years

Image copyright Getty Images The government has pushed back the deadline for smart energy meter rollout by four years until 2024. Previously, suppliers’ deadline was the end of 2020, but energy firms had warned the technology was not ready. But the extra time could lead to more years of frustration for customers, many of whom …

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Success Story: Victor Smushkevich on Building “Smart Street Media” from Scratch

Growing our organic presence from scratch… Victor Smushkevich, the founder of one of its kind digital marketing agency “Smart Street Media”, has been working in the industry for over 12 years. During his tenure, he’s known to help many multinational companies reach new levels of success with his extraordinary skills. Victor has proven himself the …

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