The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone
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.
The Taiwanese manufacturer is reportedly helping to carry out Google's "vision for robotics," and in return, Google will help the manufacturer deploy robotics in its factories.
A robot made by a Japanese start-up that Google has bought has won a rescue competition organised by Darpa in the US.
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.
Google has confirmed it's acquired a company that makes robots for the military. But what's it planning?
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.
Rich and Ashley recap Google I/O's keynote address, get weirded out by Japanese robots, and discuss stealth clothing.
It's a big episode today, filled with our Google I/O keynote recap, robot news anchors from Tokyo, the craziest privacy clothing yet, and, as always, your emails and tweets. Have you ever seen anything as fun and wacky as Google Cardboard? We haven't.
Don't look for an Android-powered Wall-E anytime soon, but Google's recent move toward robotics signals a big momentum shift getting under way.
The former Android leader is in charge of one of Google's "moonshots," an effort to use robots to free humans from drudgery.