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Boston Dynamics' WildCat Robot (credit: screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET)

Google Acquires Boston Dynamics, Maker of Animal-Inspired Robots

Company nabs a maker of impressive walking and running creatures. It’s part of Google’s effort to buy its way into a future populated by autonomous mechanical entities…

12/15/2013

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Underwater Robot Searching For Human Remains In Lake Sonoma

Divers and an underwater robot are searching Lake Sonoma Tuesday afternoon after a recreational diver reported seeing possible human remains in the water on Friday, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

12/10/2013

A robot manuevers around a worker at Adept Technology, Inc. in Pleasanton. (CBS)

Robots Credited For Helping Keep Jobs From Going Overseas

Robots abound in the movies but in real life, there are only one million in United States businesses and homes. But all of that is about to change, according to robotics experts in the Bay Area.

11/08/2012