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Google announced Friday that for an undisclosed sum it had acquired Boston Dynamics, a Massachusetts engineering company that designs robots for the Pentagon. It’s the eighth robotics company Google has purchased in the last several months.
You may think the interests and makeup of America’s current leadership make this an unideal time to develop galloping robots, but the engineers at Boston Dynamics don’t.
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