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Sphero Lays Off Dozens Following a Weak Holiday Season

Sphero, makers of the popular app-controlled robotic ball, have recently laid off 45 staff members globally following a disappointing holiday season. According to TechCrunch, the majority of the layoffs were centered in the company’s Colorado headquarters, but staff cuts also affected its global offices in the U.K. and Hong Kong. “We restructured our team on Friday...

Sphero BB-8 Review: A Must-Have Toy For Star Wars Fans

Sphero's been making iPhone-connected ball-shaped robotic toys since 2011, and while the company has been very successful with all of their products, they stumbled upon a major hit this year with the launch of the BB-8, a Star Wars branded iPhone-controlled droid. BB-8 is based upon the droid from the newly released movie Star Wards:...