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Google and Foxconn reportedly getting closer when it comes to robotics

Google and Foxconn reportedly getting closer when it comes to robotics

By 12 February 2014

Google and Foxconn, the big manufacturer often associated with Apple, may soon work together on a project you might not have guessed: robotics. The Wall Street Journal reports that Foxconn and former-Android boss Andy Rubin may soon join to pursue new... >>

Google acquires futuristic company with robot that can run faster than Usain Bolt

Google acquires futuristic company with robot that can run faster than Usain Bolt

By 14 December 2013

Google has purchased Boston Dynamics, an engineering company behind futuristic robots that focus on mobility, agility, dexterity and speed, according to The New York Times. The acquisition has since been confirmed by Google, which refused to give a buying... >>

Google's Andy Rubin is now making robots as part of next 'moonshot' program

Google's Andy Rubin is now making robots as part of next 'moonshot' program

By 5 December 2013

Andy Rubin has gone from leading Android OS to engineering droids at Google. Rubin confirmed in an interview with The New York Times that he is now spearheading a robotics division at Google. It's a new project considered to be one of Google's long-term... >>

Google hits back at Jobs over Android comments

Google hits back at Jobs over Android comments

By 19 October 2010

These words will cut Steve Jobs deep: "the definition of open: "mkdir android ; cd android ; repo init -u git://android.git.kernel.org/platform/manifest.git ; repo sync ; make" No really. The coded message above is the first ever tweet from Google's VP... >>


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