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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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Hide! MIT's robotic cheetah no longer needs a leash

MIT improves its robo-cheetah by giving it the ability to bound and run around outside while untethered.

By 16 September 2014

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Velociraptor robot nearly as fast as Cheetah

A newly created running robot based on the Velociraptor is faster than Usain Bolt, and closing in on the first robot that broke Bolt's record.

By 30 May 2014

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Google turns down military money for robot competition

The bipedal Schaft robot, the top scorer in a DARPA competition last year for disaster-response scenarios, will compete in the finals, but now with funding just from Google.

By 24 March 2014

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New $20 million VC fund targets hot hardware startups

San Francisco's Lemnos Lab is aiming to fund some of the hottest startups in robotics, aerospace, connected devices, and other fields. Already its portfolio companies have raised $35 million in funding.

By 26 March 2014