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Boston Globe
Was that black Lexus in Kendall Square a self-driving car?have “autonomous driving” in their job descriptions. One employee, Joseph Bonda
Was that black Lexus in Kendall Square a self-driving car?
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
have “autonomous driving” in their job descriptions. One employee, Joseph Bondaryk, who previously worked for Google’s Boston Dynamics robotics group in Waltham, says on his LinkedIn profile that the Toyota lab’s work is “the foundation for a... Read more
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Greenwich Time
This Squishy, Flatulent Robot Just Wants to Be Your Friendthey’ve succeeded. It's called the Octobot, and unlike some of the creations f
This Squishy, Flatulent Robot Just Wants to Be Your Friend
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
they’ve succeeded. It's called the Octobot, and unlike some of the creations from fellow Massachusetts-based robot maker Boston Dynamics, you probably wouldn't be terrified to run into it in a dark alley. It's more akin to a toy you might get... Read more
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The News-Times
This Squishy, Flatulent Robot Just Wants to Be Your Friendthey’ve succeeded. It's called the Octobot, and unlike some of the creations f
This Squishy, Flatulent Robot Just Wants to Be Your Friend
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
they’ve succeeded. It's called the Octobot, and unlike some of the creations from fellow Massachusetts-based robot maker Boston Dynamics, you probably wouldn't be terrified to run into it in a dark alley. It's more akin to a toy you might get... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
This Squishy, Flatulent Robot Just Wants to Be Your Friendthey’ve succeeded. It's called the Octobot, and unlike some of the creations f
This Squishy, Flatulent Robot Just Wants to Be Your Friend
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
they’ve succeeded. It's called the Octobot, and unlike some of the creations from fellow Massachusetts-based robot maker Boston Dynamics, you probably wouldn't be terrified to run into it in a dark alley. It's more akin to a toy you might get... Read more
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Connecticut Post
This Squishy, Flatulent Robot Just Wants to Be Your Friendthey’ve succeeded. It's called the Octobot, and unlike some of the creations f
This Squishy, Flatulent Robot Just Wants to Be Your Friend
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
they’ve succeeded. It's called the Octobot, and unlike some of the creations from fellow Massachusetts-based robot maker Boston Dynamics, you probably wouldn't be terrified to run into it in a dark alley. It's more akin to a toy you might get... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Google launches a mysterious open source operating system called Fuchsiais translated between ARM and Intel, this could be an all-in-one solution. Goo
Google launches a mysterious open source operating system called Fuchsia
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 14 days ago
is translated between ARM and Intel, this could be an all-in-one solution. Google will doubtless tell us when it's ready. Just be careful in case it turns out to be a top secret control system for those Boston Dynamics robots. That could get nast... Read more
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Boston Globe
Google learns that cool isn’t cheapGoogle. Another breakthrough realization for Google: there’s no commercial mar
Google learns that cool isn’t cheap
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
Google. Another breakthrough realization for Google: there’s no commercial market for the kind of walking robots made by Boston Dynamics, the Waltham company it acquired in 2013; earlier this year Bloomberg Technology reported that Google is... Read more
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Quartz
Is Simone Biles really unbeatable? Breaking down the physics behind her gymnasticsdynamics to keep from twisting and turning.(MIT Leg Lab) Advancing those early
Is Simone Biles really unbeatable? Breaking down the physics behind her gymnastics
Quartz / Posted 18 days ago
dynamics to keep from twisting and turning.(MIT Leg Lab) Advancing those early prototypes, though, has been challenging. Boston Dynamics, the company that Playter led before Google acquired it, is still making “dynamic balancing” robots, meaning... Read more
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The Verge
Why are all these robots staring at me?actual household chores is far beyond the reach of even the most advanced proto
Why are all these robots staring at me?
The Verge / Posted 19 days ago
actual household chores is far beyond the reach of even the most advanced prototype bots. To demonstrate the point, here's Boston Dynamics' robot being defeated by a banana peel again: So, in the absence of selling anything of practical use, the... Read more
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Quartz
A year after Google transformed into Alphabet, the only thing clear is how much its bets are losingOther Bets includes things like Google Fiber, the company’s initiative to bring
A year after Google transformed into Alphabet, the only thing clear is how much its bets are losing
Quartz / Posted 19 days ago
Other Bets includes things like Google Fiber, the company’s initiative to bring high-speed fiber-optic broadband to the US; Boston Dynamics, a research firm working on humanoid and dog-shaped robots for the military; and Nest, the internet-of-things... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Google’s Latest Moonshot? Its soaring stockPage and Sergey Brin continue to have. Along those lines, Google is widely rep
Google’s Latest Moonshot? Its soaring stock
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 20 days ago
Page and Sergey Brin continue to have. Along those lines, Google is widely reported to be working on a deal to sell its Boston Dynamics robotics division to Toyota. So Google may have more room to run. And while many investors are more enamored... Read more
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IGN
Amazon Competitor Granted Government Blessing for Drone Delivery TestsAlphabet, parent company of Google, Boston Dynamics, and a slew of other high-t
Amazon Competitor Granted Government Blessing for Drone Delivery Tests
IGN / Posted 27 days ago
Alphabet, parent company of Google, Boston Dynamics, and a slew of other high-tech companies, has been cleared to test its drone delivery service in the US. According to CNET, the tests are part of a new initiative from the US National Science... Read more
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iol.co.za
Google opens up about moonshot labswas to shine a brighter spotlight on Alphabet's Other Bets, some of which have
Google opens up about moonshot labs
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
was to shine a brighter spotlight on Alphabet's Other Bets, some of which have not fared so well under the attention. Take Boston Dynamics, the robotics company that Alphabet said this year it was looking to sell. One big reason Boston Dynamics is... Read more
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The Verge
I asked Alexa to make me coffee and it was anticlimacticscooping robots? I do not know. Probably in some lab on the outskirts of Boston
I asked Alexa to make me coffee and it was anticlimactic
The Verge / Posted 29 days ago
scooping robots? I do not know. Probably in some lab on the outskirts of Boston right now (I'm looking at you, iRobot and Boston Dynamics), but I can tell you that they are not in my kitchen. Also, the element of proximity still gets me. The Echo... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
The Moxie Sessions: Thought for food: Can technology help feed the world?market. Add the growth in the prosthetic limb industry fuelled by the wars in I
The Moxie Sessions: Thought for food: Can technology help feed the world?
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 1 months ago
market. Add the growth in the prosthetic limb industry fuelled by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to DARPA-funded company Boston Dynamics prototyping entirely robotic animals, and the idea of eating a limb (or two, and possibly soon three) from an... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Google Beats Earnings Expectationscompanies includes the internet-of-things enterprise Nest, its fiber-optic pipe
Google Beats Earnings Expectations
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 1 months ago
companies includes the internet-of-things enterprise Nest, its fiber-optic pipe company Fiber and its military robotics arm Boston Dynamics, which Google tried to offload earlier this year. One recent acquisition by Google's parent company Alphabet... Read more
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The Verge
Alphabet's stellar earnings send its share price soaringof driverless cars. Last quarter Alphabet took a step back from one of its risk
Alphabet's stellar earnings send its share price soaring
The Verge / Posted 1 months ago
of driverless cars. Last quarter Alphabet took a step back from one of its riskier projects and put robotics firm Boston Dynamics up for sale. Last quarter, Alphabet posted $20.25 billion in revenue, despite Other Bets losing $802... Read more
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