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Why Google wanted to sell — and Softbank wanted to buy — Boston Dynamics, which makes crazy robots | LA Times

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10 June 2017



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Boston Dynamics’ robots can lurch like a human, sprint on all fours like a canine and navigate around small spaces like a spider. Though the machines look like sci-fi villains, Google once saw in them an opportunity, snatching up the start-up for an undisclosed amount in 2014.

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