Seldon Bought By Vegas Firm

Windsor — Seldon Technologies, the water filtration device maker that closed suddenly in September and laid off all 32 employees, has been acquired by Las Vegas-based water filtration company Carbon Block Technologies. Carbon Block, which makes carbon block filters and drinking water treatment systems, bought Seldon’s assets and patents in a sealed-bid auction on Dec. 3, and is looking to incorporate Seldon’s water filtration...

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Consumer Confidential: Killing Robocalls Is Easier Said Than Done

Want to know who’s to blame for all those annoying robocalls during dinner? Nathan Kingsbury, that’s who. He was the AT&T vice president who signed his name to a 1913 letter pledging that the company would open its network to other phone services. The so-called Kingsbury Commitment settled an antitrust case brought by the federal government and paved the way for the modern phone system. “Because of Kingsbury, we were able to have...

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