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Rumor: Google to sell Boston Dynamics to Toyota | Tech Insider


curated by | May 28, 2016

“Google is in talks with the Toyota Research Institute to sell its robotics division Boston Dynamics, a source familiar with the matter told Tech Insider. A price for the deal has not yet been disclosed, but this person says the ‘ink is nearly dry.’”

John Payne’s insight:
You may recall that Gil Pratt, who headed DARPA’s Robotics Challenge, joined Toyota last year, as head of it’s Silicon Valley robotics development operation. http://robohub.org/corporations-and-governments-stimulating-robotics-and-ai-development/

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