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  • Atlas Unplugged: DARPA challenge robot gets major makeover

    The 6-foot, 2-in. tall humanoid robot that many teams in the finals of the DARPA Robotics Challenge will be using in June has gotten a major makeover. And the teams using it in the finals got their first look just last week.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin22 Jan. 15 22:23
  • Under Google, robot maker reduces dependence on military funding

    A company acquired by Google that develops robots for the U.S. military appears to have greatly reduced its dependence on government funding, suggesting a reluctance on Google's part to align itself too closely with military projects.

    Written by Martyn Williams19 July 14 09:51
  • Could robots walk on stage at Google I/O?

    Will Google CEO, Larry Page, walk out with a 330-pound robot when he takes the stage this week at Google I/O, the company's developer conference? With the company's purchase of eight robotics companies, it could happen.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin24 June 14 04:05
  • Tip of the Hat: Seeking a method to Google's acquisition madness

    Google in recent months has agreed to use billions of dollars gained in profits from its wildly successful search and advertising business to buy an array of companies developing artificial technology and robotics technologies.

    Written by Mike Bucken28 Jan. 14 21:19