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Google acquires developer of military robots

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 | More »

Big Dog, a four-legged robot that can climb muddy hills, and Cheetah, a robot which can outrun the fastest human, are among the robots that now belong to Google Inc. The world’s largest Internet search company acquired Boston Dynamics, a privately held company best known for building robots th...


Google acquires Boston Dynamics, eighth robotics company in six months

Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, an engineering company that makes robots, New York Times reported. This is the eighth robotics acquisition by Google in the last six months. The company, based in Waltham, Massachusetts, is a well known maker of robotic machines that can walk with great balance o...

15 December, 2013 | More »

Foxconn Plans To Use 1M Robots In 3 Years

Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, known for assembling Apple’s iPhones and iPads in its China factories, plans to use 1 million robots within the next three years to replace workers performing some simple procedures, its chairman said. Foxconn, which has been plagued by a spate of worke...

1 August, 2011 | More »