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Meta pulls plug from video calling gadget for consumer market | NOW

Meta may stop producing and selling its video calling gadget Portal for consumers. reported that The Information in The Verge Thursday based on sources.

Portal allows users to make video calls through their television. The device was never released in the Netherlands, but is for sale in the United Kingdom and the United States.

According to The Information Meta wants to focus more on companies with the gadget, because the device does not catch on with consumers. An anonymous source of The Verge has confirmed the information.

Investors are reportedly concerned about large spending on hardware projects that are not generating enough profit. Meta would then have decided to scale down the production and sale of the device. Meta herself has not yet responded to the messages.

There are multiple rumors of Meta hardware projects being discontinued or paused. news agency Bloomberg reported Thursday that the American tech company has put the development of its own smartwatch on hold.

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