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Google Buys Robotics Tech Maker Boston Dynamics

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has acquired engineering and robotics design company Boston Dynamics for an undisclosed amount, the New York Times reported Saturday. John Markoff writes that Waltham, Mass.-based Boston Dynamics will be integrated into Google’s robotics initiatives led by Andy Rubin, Google’s development lead for the Android operating system. The transaction …

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iRobot Wins Additional Bomb Disarm Robot Funds

IRobot Corp. has won a $28, 776, 935 U.S. Navy contract modification to acquire production systems, repair parts and spare kits for a robotics system used to detect and dispose of explosive devices. The company will also manage configurations and provide engineering services to the Navy for the Man Transportable …

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