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Boston Dynamics' Atlas is terrible at karate

Boston Dynamics' humanoid Atlas robot has been programmed to perform the iconic 'Karate Kid' crane kick on a tower of cinder blocks.

By 12 November 2014

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Google adopts Boston Dynamics' animal robots

Google builds its robot fleet with another acquisition, Sprint may make a bid for T-Mobile, and Amazon sells Kindle Fire tablets on a payment plan.

By 17 December 2013

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Google adopts Boston Dynamics' animal robots

Google builds its robot fleet with another acquisition, Sprint may make a bid for T-Mobile, and Amazon sells Kindle Fire tablets on a payment plan.

By 17 December 2013

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Google buys Boston Dynamics

Google has bought an eighth robotics company to add to its existing stable: military-affiliated Boston Dynamics, creator of BigDog.

By 16 December 2013

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Google acquires Boston Dynamics, maker of animal-inspired robots

Company nabs a maker of impressive walking and running creatures. It's part of Google's effort to buy its way into a future populated by autonomous mechanical entities.

By 14 December 2013

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Google buys scary robot maker Boston Dynamics

Google has confirmed it's acquired a company that makes robots for the military. But what's it planning?

By 14 December 2013

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DARPA and Boston Dynamics create another terrifying robot

Move over Big Dog — the Cheetah robot has just outpaced Usain Bolt.

By 7 September 2012

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Tech Retrospect: Samsung's terrible, horrible, very bad week

Samsung's one-two, bad-news punch this week could have a lasting impact on its TV business. Also, new hardware from Nintendo 3DS and from our future robot overlords. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By 14 February 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 128: Google's newest robo-dog, Wi-Fi sheep and more

Instead of a cochlear implant or a traditional hearing aid, this device would fit like a retainer inside a patient's mouth. Combining the device with training the brain to decode impulses from the tongue's nerves, you would theoretically be able to "hear" sound.

By 12 February 2015

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What next for the future tech of 2014?

The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?

By 1 January 2015