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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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Fan TV

Fan TV is the latest box promises to unify cable TV, streaming video and movies, but it faces an uphill battle to get cable companies on board.

May 30, 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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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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NASA has new hopes, challenges with moonshot

The space agency thinks ice on the moon could be the key to an outpost that smoothes the path to Mars. But funding could be a bigger barrier than physics.

By July 17, 2009

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Calxeda, ARM trailblazer, folds, unable to get to 64-bit

Calxeda was one of the first to push for power-efficient server chips. But the company now appears to be history.

By December 19, 2013

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Crablike robot walks on walls, ceilings with magnet feet

BIREM can go from horizontal to vertical surfaces and could be used to inspect aging bridges and other steel structures.

By December 20, 2013

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Google to buy satellite startup Skybox?

A small satellite startup called Skybox Imaging is reportedly in Google's sights for an acquisition offer of around $1 billion.

By May 23, 2014