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Boston Globe
Boston Dynamics robots looking for a good homewill happen when the robots develop enough smarts to fight back against their c
Boston Dynamics robots looking for a good home
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
will happen when the robots develop enough smarts to fight back against their creators. The company that created them, Boston Dynamics, was acquired by Google in December 2013 as part of a shopping spree; Google bought eight robotics companies... Read more
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The Verge
Silicon Valley season three channels the story of Steve Jobsstrikes a quadruped Stanford robot as it gallivants across the street in a tip
Silicon Valley season three channels the story of Steve Jobs
The Verge / Posted 6 days ago
strikes a quadruped Stanford robot as it gallivants across the street in a tip to Google-owned robotics company Boston Dynamics. From the show’s inception, Judge has been paying attention to the public perception, and trepidation, of the... Read more
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Fortune
Google Reportedly Hatching Startup Incubator To Keep Employeesof college to join Google, but later left and eventually co-founded the softwar
Google Reportedly Hatching Startup Incubator To Keep Employees
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
of college to join Google, but later left and eventually co-founded the software company Asana. Google is trying to sell Boston Dynamics. Watch: Alphabet, Google’s parent company, reported first quarter earnings last week, matching expectations... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Alphabet's 'moonshots' drag on earnings -- plus Jim Cramer on Googleof Google's ambitions may not be paying off quickly enough. The company has rep
Alphabet's 'moonshots' drag on earnings -- plus Jim Cramer on Google
TheStreet.com / Posted 9 days ago
of Google's ambitions may not be paying off quickly enough. The company has reportedly considered selling its Boston Dynamics robotics unit, and the Nest smart home unit has drawn criticism in the media. Alphabet recently started to... Read more
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Wired News
The Ingenious Way Iranians Are Using Satellite TV to Beam in Banned DataHe’s watched the TED talk of amputee snowboarding champion Amy Purdy “over and
The Ingenious Way Iranians Are Using Satellite TV to Beam in Banned Data
Wired News / Posted 9 days ago
He’s watched the TED talk of amputee snowboarding champion Amy Purdy “over and over again.” The YouTube videos of Boston Dynamics robots Big Dog and Cheetah, which most of us find creepy, he describes as inspirational. “I was mesmerized... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Google's parent company Alphabet just hinted that it might cut back on some projectsINSIDER There are already signs that Alphabet is reining in various projects,
Google's parent company Alphabet just hinted that it might cut back on some projects
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
INSIDER There are already signs that Alphabet is reining in various projects, including reports that it is selling its Boston Dynamics robotics group, and the recent move to merge two separate drone efforts within the company. Investors have... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Google's parent company Alphabet just hinted that it might cut back on some projectsINSIDER There are already signs that Alphabet is reining in various projects,
Google's parent company Alphabet just hinted that it might cut back on some projects
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
INSIDER There are already signs that Alphabet is reining in various projects, including reports that it is selling its Boston Dynamics robotics group, and the recent move to merge two separate drone efforts within the company. Investors have... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Google's parent company Alphabet just hinted that it might cut back on some projects (GOOG, GOOGL)Popular There are already signs that Alphabet is reining in various projects,
Google's parent company Alphabet just hinted that it might cut back on some projects (GOOG, GOOGL)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Popular There are already signs that Alphabet is reining in various projects, including reports that it is selling its Boston Dynamics robotics group, and the recent move to merge two separate drone efforts within the company. Investors have... Read more
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CNET
At Google, pressure to find something beyond search mountsGlobal, a company that helps guide hardware startups. Last month, Bloomberg rep
At Google, pressure to find something beyond search mounts
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
Global, a company that helps guide hardware startups. Last month, Bloomberg reported that Alphabet was trying to sell Boston Dynamics, the robot company it bought 2013. The firm made spectacular-but-terrifying robot prototypes, but wasn't... Read more
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The Verge
Alphabet's crazy moonshots are growing revenues faster than lossesquarter earnings today. The company has been trimming back on some of its crazi
Alphabet's crazy moonshots are growing revenues faster than losses
The Verge / Posted 10 days ago
quarter earnings today. The company has been trimming back on some of its crazier ventures, recently putting robot builder Boston Dynamics up for sale. The move to break out the earnings of the core Google business from its more risky projects —... Read more
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Investopedia
Alphabet Stock: What to Expect from Earnings (GOOG, GOOGL)will be interested in how these "Other Bets" are doing, and may seek clarificat
Alphabet Stock: What to Expect from Earnings (GOOG, GOOGL)
Investopedia / Posted 11 days ago
will be interested in how these "Other Bets" are doing, and may seek clarification on the planned sale of the robotics firm Boston Dynamics, the focus will be on businesses that fall within the core Google division. (See also, 5 Reasons Why Google... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
What to Expect When Alphabet, Inc. Reports Earningsduring the quarter for which I'd like to receive clarity, including recent repo
What to Expect When Alphabet, Inc. Reports Earnings
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
during the quarter for which I'd like to receive clarity, including recent reports that Alphabet has decided to sell its Boston Dynamics robotics subsidiary for its lack of a realistic path to "generate real revenue" in the near term. To that... Read more
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International Business Times
Google Schaft unveils Interstellar-style bipedal robot that navigates stairs and tough terrain the side of a grassy hill, a pebbled beach, a snow-covered forest and even wet
Google Schaft unveils Interstellar-style bipedal robot that navigates stairs and tough terrain
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
the side of a grassy hill, a pebbled beach, a snow-covered forest and even wet sand with no problems. Alphabet just put Boston Dynamics up for sale The Schaft presentation is interesting because Alphabet announced in March that it would be... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Google's Alphabet unveils two-legged Japanese bipedal robotby Alphabet-owned Schaft, a Japanese company with a German-sounding name, and i
Google's Alphabet unveils two-legged Japanese bipedal robot
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 20 days ago
by Alphabet-owned Schaft, a Japanese company with a German-sounding name, and is quite different to efforts from Google’s Boston Dynamics division which the firm is looking to sell off. The unnamed robot (we’d call it Claude) was shown off at the... Read more
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Mashable
Google's bipedal robot reveals the future of manual laborGoogle recently put up its Boston Dynamics robotics unit up for sale, but that
Google's bipedal robot reveals the future of manual labor
Mashable / Posted 22 days ago
Google recently put up its Boston Dynamics robotics unit up for sale, but that doesn't mean that the company is getting out of the automaton business. A new bipedal robot from Google's Schaft robotics was shown off on Friday at the New Economic... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Hands, heads and robots work in sync at Amazon warehousesrecently underscored by a Bloomberg News report indicating that Alphabet’s Goog
Hands, heads and robots work in sync at Amazon warehouses
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
recently underscored by a Bloomberg News report indicating that Alphabet’s Google, which has bet big on robots, was selling Boston Dynamics, one of the avant-garde robotics firms it had acquired not too long ago. Two unidentified sources told... Read more
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TheStreet.com
As the EU breathes down Alphabet's neck, should investors worry?said for some of its other moonshots. Last month, the company pulled the plug
As the EU breathes down Alphabet's neck, should investors worry?
TheStreet.com / Posted 24 days ago
said for some of its other moonshots. Last month, the company pulled the plug on its robotics effort and decided to sell Boston Dynamics, which it acquired in 2013, amid rising disagreements on future direction and scrutiny of costs. In its... Read more
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Boston Globe
Watch this robot get bullied by its creatorsrepeated bullying at the hands of its creators. The new version of Atlas, a hu
Watch this robot get bullied by its creators
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
repeated bullying at the hands of its creators. The new version of Atlas, a humanoid robot engineered by Google-owned Boston Dynamics, debuted in a video Tuesday. To show off its hardiness, researchers put Atlas’s skills to the test,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Would touching a robot turn YOU on?in an attempt to help them overcome many of the challenges they would face movi
Would touching a robot turn YOU on?
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
in an attempt to help them overcome many of the challenges they would face moving around in the real world. Robotics firm Boston Dynamics, which is owned by Google, has produced a series of robots that move like dogs, cheetahs and humans, making... Read more
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Investopedia
A Look at Google's Empty Nest Syndrome (GOOGL)Two weeks after reports surfaced that Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL), the parent of sear
A Look at Google's Empty Nest Syndrome (GOOGL)
Investopedia / Posted 27 days ago
Two weeks after reports surfaced that Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL), the parent of search giant Google, plans to sell Boston Dynamics, its robotics subsidiary, Google may want to consider cutting its losses from Nest, the smart home device maker that it... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Nest's Problems Point to a Broader Lesson for Alphabet Inc.of the Nest exposé comes at a time of greater conflict at two more Other Bets.
Nest's Problems Point to a Broader Lesson for Alphabet Inc.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
of the Nest exposé comes at a time of greater conflict at two more Other Bets. Reports of similar culture clashes at Boston Dynamics, a robotics firm, and Verily, Alphabet's life sciences start-up, have also surfaced in recent... Read more
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Wired News
Google’s Alphabet Transition Has Been Tougher Than A-B-Cto have faced significant leadership challenges. Bloomberg reports that the com
Google’s Alphabet Transition Has Been Tougher Than A-B-C
Wired News / Posted 30 days ago
to have faced significant leadership challenges. Bloomberg reports that the company is selling the robotics business Boston Dynamics after concluding the company wasn’t likely to make significant money; it has been unable to find a... Read more

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