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01.15.16
NYT: Alphabet's reorganized 'X' division now includes robots
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NYT: Alphabet's reorganized 'X' division now includes robots

Google's robot projects were independent, but X division will focus on 'solving specific problems.'

By R. Lawler,   01.15.16
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12.02.15
Former Android boss Andy Rubin could be coming back to phones
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Former Android boss Andy Rubin could be coming back to phones

A rumored new hardware startup would sell straight to consumers.

By N. Ingraham,   12.02.15
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10.08.15
Android founder says next major wave of computing will be AI
10.08.15

Android founder says next major wave of computing will be AI

Android creator Andy Rubin says that artificial intelligence and robotics are core components in the next major wave of computing.

By N. Lee,   10.08.15
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10.30.14
Android co-founder Andy Rubin is leaving Google
10.30.14

Android co-founder Andy Rubin is leaving Google

Just about a year ago we learned Andy Rubin had shifted his focus at Google from Android ("the def...

By R. Lawler,   10.30.14
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12.14.13
Google acquires Boston Dynamics, the robot builder behind Big Dog and Cheetah
12.14.13

Google acquires Boston Dynamics, the robot builder behind Big Dog and Cheetah

The New York Times reports tonight that Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, builder of terrifying...

By R. Lawler,   12.14.13
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12.04.13
Google's next big project is robots, from the man who brought you Android
12.04.13

Google's next big project is robots, from the man who brought you Android

Not one to let Amazon get all the robots-are-our-future attention, Google's revealed that its alre...

By M. Smith,   12.04.13
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04.16.13
Andy Rubin says Android was first built for cameras, we're glad he reconsidered
04.16.13

Andy Rubin says Android was first built for cameras, we're glad he reconsidered

Most of us who've followed the history of Android tend to presume that it was a single-minded effo...

By J. Fingas,   04.16.13
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03.13.13
Andy Rubin no longer leading Android, replaced by Chrome exec Sundar Pichai (update: memo)
03.13.13

Andy Rubin no longer leading Android, replaced by Chrome exec Sundar Pichai (update: memo)

There's a big upheaval afoot at Google -- Android lead Andy Rubin is stepping down from his positi...

By J. Fingas,   03.13.13
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02.26.13
Andy Rubin confirms 'no plans' for Google retail stores
02.26.13

Andy Rubin confirms 'no plans' for Google retail stores

If those Google retail rumors fuelled visions of whiling away some mall-time, thumbing at the late...

By J. Trew,   02.26.13
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