GoPro cuts 200-300 jobs, largely impacting its drone division

 GoPro is in the process of laying off around 200-300 employees this week, TechCrunch has learned from sources close to the company. The hits to the company were largely concentrated in its aerial division, the segment of the company responsible for its Karma drone. In a letter to impacted employees GoPro explained these cuts are part of a larger restructuring “to better align our… Read More

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What to expect from the Steve Jobs Theater at the new iPhone reveal

 For the very first time, Apple is opening up the brand new Steve Jobs theater to unveil new iPhones (and more, we think) on September 12. This Apple Campus has been in the works for quite some time. In fact, one of our first stories on the new HQ was written by MG Siegler. In any case, folks will be allowed to visit the Steve Jobs Theater for the first time next week. But what will they find? Read More

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Apple sets iPhone event for September 12 at new Steve Jobs theater

 Apple just sent out invites for its annual iPhone event, which is taking place on September 12 at its new Cupertino HQ, at the Steve Jobs Theater it built there specifically to host special events. It’s expected that Apple will reveal a brand new iPhone with a nearly bezel-free design on the day. TechCrunch previously reported that the event would fall on this day, confirming… Read More

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Steve Jobs’ custom Apple I and other historic machines are on display at Seattle museum

 Long ago, Apple was a handful of people working in an industry that was only just beginning to take the idea of personal computing seriously. In the earliest days of those early days, Steves Wozniak and Jobs made their first device together: the Apple I. Few of these were sold, and fewer still survive — but a museum in Seattle managed to get three. And one of them was Jobs’… Read More

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Apple Fellow Rich Page on ‘stealing jobs’ and Chowbotics’ salad-making robots

 When we first wrote about Chowbotics, their salad-making robot stirred a bit of controversy. The company promises to bring nutritious dining options to offices that don’t have a big cafeteria and budget to employ full-time chefs. But their robot, Sally, threatens to put a number of people out of work. Chowbotics Executive Chairman Rich Page gives us his thoughts. Read More

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