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  • Crunch Report | GoPro Cuts 15% of Workforce

    Hanging out with former TechCrunch writer and current editor in chief at Mattermark, Mr. Alex Wilhelm, GoPro cuts 15% of its workforce, Amazon can move your data by the truckload and now you can download Netflix for offline viewing. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Will capitalism survive the robot revolution? Crunch Network

    Will capitalism survive the robot revolution?

    Economic experts are trying to figure out a question that just two decades ago seemed ridiculous: If 90 percent of human jobs are replaced by robots in the next 50 years — something now considered plausible — is capitalism still the ideal economic system to champion? No one is certain about the answer, but the question is making everyone nervous — and forcing people to dig… Read More

  • The real cost of robotics Crunch Network

    The real cost of robotics

    Before we begin, I feel compelled to make an important disclosure: I love robots! Robots are cool. To me, robots are cooler than people, who are only cool occasionally. I especially love industrial robots: They help us “make” things. Now please allow me to make an obvious observation: Like me, many folks think robots in general, and industrial robots in particular, are very cool. Read More

  • Gigwalk, An Amazon Turk For Real World Work, Gets An Upgraded Backend For Businesses

    Gigwalk, An Amazon Turk For Real World Work, Gets An Upgraded Backend For Businesses

    Gigwalk, the mobile temp agency that allows users to get assigned jobs (or “gigs”) from companies in need of real-world data or market research, is today upgrading its business-facing platform as the service grows to accomodate larger-scale job assignments from customers like Microsoft, Mercedes-Benz, TomTom, eBay, and others. It’s also adding another big-name brand to its… Read More