Facebook will soon let streamers charge for broadcasts

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Facebook has announced a bunch of upcoming live video features, including ones on the way to Instagram and Portal. In the coming weeks, you’ll be able to set up Facebook events as online-only and run live broadcasts on them. In addition, Facebook pag…

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Amazon is undercutting Facebook’s own Portal sale

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Ahead of Valentine’s Day, Facebook is discounting its Portal products by $30 each — and it’s added $50 discounts for bulk-buying into the mix, too. While this isn’t quite as good a deal as Facebook’s previous Black Friday offering, the ‘buy one, get…

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Take a look at the ‘Portal’ prequel that never was

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You’re probably not going to see a Portal 3 in the near future (Valve seems to have an aversion to third installments), but you’re about to get the next best thing: a look at the prequel that never shipped. LunchHouse Software has received permissio…

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Facebook might bring major streaming services to its Portal for TVs

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Last year, reports emerged Facebook was working on a video chat camera you’d plug into your TV. It sounds a bit like its Portal smart display, albeit without the need for a dedicated screen. One reported aspect of the device is that it’d offer video…

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Watch Facebook’s F8 2019 keynote in 13 minutes

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Facebook’s F8 developer conferences tend to be chock-full of news, and that’s truer than ever for 2019. The company’s opening keynote brought major changes to just about every corner of Facebook’s universe, including a site redesign, a super-li…

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Facebook’s confusion about its Portal camera is concerning

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Facebook couldn’t have picked a worse time to introduce Portal, a camera-equipped smart display designed to make video chatting in your home easier. And, if the rumors are true, the company is reportedly also preparing to launch a video chat camera f…

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