Facebook Acquires CTRL-Labs

Facebook Acquires CTRL-Labs

Facebook announced plans to acquire CTRL-Labs, a brain computing startup. If you’ve never heard of brain computing, it is a way of interacting with a machine simply by thinking about it. In other words, you think about what you want the machine to do and it does it without you making a gesture or speaking. Many tech pundits are concerned at the obvious privacy concerns. Reportedly, the social network paid over $500 Million for the 4-year old technology startup.

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