Facebook Acquires Startup ‘Nascent Objects’

Facebook has acquired Silicon Valley-based start-up Nascent Objects.

The acquisition is part of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s 10-year plan which includes big bets in artificial intelligence, virtual reality and internet access.

The startup which will be a part of Building 8, Facebook’s secret initiative for developing hardware, makes tools to help speed up the process of building physical hardware prototypes.

The startup ‘Nascent Objects’ specialises in “modular electronics,” which allows to swap out interchangeable hardware parts.