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The Galaxy S8 will be Samsung’s biggest test ever

SPSS  You know what’s coming tomorrow, you’ve known and waited for it for months now. Samsung’s 2017 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, will be officially announced, and one of the most critical periods in the company’s history will begin. The phone Samsung launches on Wednesday will carry greater expectations and have to prove a lot more than usual. Even as

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Take a Virtual Tour of Tokyo in Only Four Minutes

SPSS  Want to go to Tokyo, but can’t afford to purchase a plane ticket? By watching the video below, shot by English filmmaker Christoph Gelep, you can virtually explore the city’s vibrant neighborhoods without leaving your living room. Called “Hello Tokyo,” the four-minute timelapse video features footage from a five-day trip Gelep took to Tokyo in January 2016. He visited

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GoPro finally realizes that smartphones can do exactly what its cameras can (GPRO)

SPSS  Andrew Burton/Getty Images One of GoPro’s biggest challenges is competition.  The action-camera maker is striving to return to profitability, and on Wednesday announced its third round of layoffs in just over a year. GoPro cut 270 full-time and open positions in the latest round. Last November, it laid off 200 people, or about 15% of its workforce, and reduced its headcount

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GoPro cuts another 200 jobs, but still expects to deliver the Hero6 on time

SPSS  GoPro is expecting to meet its previous revenue estimates on the high end — but that will come at a cost. GoPro announced on March 15 another 270 layoffs as the struggling action camera company continues restructuring with the goal of returning to profitability in 2017. The job cuts will be company-wide across several departments, and will mean about

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Alexa is coming to the iPhone

SPSS  Siri has some competition. Amazon announced today that Alexa, its voice-controlled digital assistant that’s usually found in its own devices like Echo speakers and its Fire TV streaming device, will be making the jump to the iPhone. Starting next week, US users will be able to speak with Alexa in Amazon’s main shopping app on iPhone. Pretty much everything

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