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Andy Rubin's next Google moonshot project: Robots

The former Android leader is in charge of one of Google's "moonshots," an effort to use robots to free humans from drudgery.

By December 4, 2013

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Marissa Mayer's moonshot: Yahoo on every device

With more than 700 million users Yahoo has a good start, but getting the next billion users will be a challenge.

By May 7, 2013

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HP's new Project Moonshot runs on Intel's Atom -- for now

Hewlett-Packard's bet to be a server leader revolves around hyperscale servers, targeted workloads, power savings, and better density. At stake is HP's reputation as an innovator.

By April 8, 2013

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What could be Andy Rubin's next moonshot at Google?

The Android boss stepped down today in a surprise move after eight years heading development of the mobile OS. CEO Larry Page is exhorting him to jump into another big project.

By March 13, 2013

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Next up for Elon Musk? Launching satellites into space

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is reportedly eyeing a new billion-dollar space venture with a former Google executive to launch a fleet of tiny satellites.

By November 7, 2014

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Android co-founder Rubin leaving Google to lead startup incubator

Andy Rubin leaves Google and its ambitious robotics projects behind to return to another of his passions: building successful startups.

By October 30, 2014

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Google hires former Qualcomm exec to speed up Fiber

Dennis Kish now leads the search company's ultra-fast fiber Internet service as it expands to more US cities.

By September 16, 2014

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Google vies for tech 'moonshots' with 'Solve for X' initiative

The search giant has launched an online forum for folks to listen to some of the world's smartest people discuss breakthrough ideas that "live in the gray area between audacious projects and pure science fiction."

By February 7, 2012

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Nadella praises Google's marketing (sarcasm or envy?)

Speaking at the Fortune Brainstorm conference, Microsoft's new CEO says he can learn from Google because it markets its moonshot products well. But what did he really mean?

By July 15, 2014

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With Nest, Google homes in on smart-home blueprint

Commentary: Nest Labs' purchase of Dropcam may signal a future in which parent Google tries to balance licensing technology for and participating in the smart-home market.

By June 23, 2014