Walking Robot Maker Prepares to Unleash Its Dog-Like MachineBoston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert said Friday that his company plans to begin selling the dog-like SpotMini robot next year, likely to businesses for use as a camera-equipped security guard.
Walking Boston Dynamics Robots Get Ready For MarketA robotics company known for its widely shared videos of nimble, legged robots opening doors or walking through rough terrain is preparing to sell some after years of research.
Verizon Buying AOL For $4.4 BillionAOL owns The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Engadget, MAKERS and AOL.com.
European Union Threatens To Slap Google With $6 Billion Fine Over Alleged Antitrust ViolationsGoogle is battening down the hatches after the European Union issued a formal list of grievances accusing the Mountain View-based company of abusing its power as the world's most dominant search engine.
Pinterest Accounts Hacked By Spam Showing Women's Butts, Diet AdsMultiple accounts of the social networking and media sharing site Pinterest were apparently hacked by a spammer with a fixation on women’s rear ends.
Facebook CEO Says IPO Made Company StrongerFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn't really want to take his company public last year, but he has changed his mind now that the Internet social network's stock is steadily rising.
Yahoo CEO Says Company Now Has 800 Million UsersYahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said the Internet company now has about 800 million worldwide users, a 20 percent increase since she was lured away from Google 15 months ago to steer a turnaround.
Tech Report: Will Google Bite Into The Amazon Empire With Shopping Express?Google is rumored to be working on a new service to compete with Amazon Prime. TechCrunch is reporting the new service is going to be called “Google Shopping Express”.
Zuckerberg Shrugs Off Facebook Stock Drop At SF TechCrunch ConferenceFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is acknowledging his company’s falling stock price, but he says Facebook has overcome hurdles before.
Tech Investor, Ashton Kutcher Considers The PilgrimsWhen Ashton Kutcher is deciding which technology startups to throw his money at, he sometimes thinks about pilgrims...
AOL To Buy San Francisco Based TechCrunchAOL Inc. says it will buy technology blog TechCrunch and other blogs in its network for an undisclosed amount in a bid to expand its news production.