Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday December 16, 2013

Google Acquires Boston Dynamics

I'm not sure how we missed this one over the weekend but it looks like Google has moved one step closer to becoming Skynet. Thanks to octoberasian for the heads up.

Google confirmed on Friday that it had completed the acquisition of Boston Dynamics, an engineering company that has designed mobile research robots for the Pentagon. The company, based in Waltham, Mass., has gained an international reputation for machines that walk with an uncanny sense of balance and even آ— cheetahlike آ— run faster than the fastest humans.