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Experts agree: There’s no real threat of a robot uprising anytime soon

February 17th, 2018

The Twitterati have been freaked out for several days now over a video showcasing the creepy door-opening ability of the SpotMini, a dog-like robot from Boston Dynamics. The robot is so creepily life-like, it quickly became the top trending video on Tuesday and prompted a flurry of only slightly humorous tweets warning that the beginning …

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Boston Dynamics has a new robot dog, and this one might be its creepiest yet

November 15th, 2017

When it comes to creepy robots, it’s impossible to compete with Boston Dynamics. The company, which was famously bought then sold by Google, has always had a knack for making bots with unsettlingly realistic movements, and it just teased its latest creation which most certainly continues the trend. The newly redesigned SpotMini robot “dog” is …

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Google finally sold Boston Dynamics, and all its insane robots

June 9th, 2017

Inventor of all manner of awe-inspiring and uber-creepy robots, Boston Dynamics has finally found a buyer. SoftBank, the Japanese Google-alike which has been on a buying spree of late, just announced that it has acquired Boston Dynamics from Google for a undisclosed sum, but you can bet it wasn’t cheap.

Boston Dynamics SpotMini Robot

Boston Dynamics’ tiny new robot sneaks through your house like a ninja

June 23rd, 2016

Boston Dynamics, the robotics company that will someday be responsible for the end of humanity, just unveiled its latest creation. It’s called SpotMini, and it’s a four-legged robot the size of a big dog, but with a long, giraffe-like claw for picking up items and squeezing puny human heads into submission. Oh, and it can …

Google Boston Dynamics Sale Report

Will Google really sell off its most exciting (and scariest) venture?

March 17th, 2016

For a long time, the Internet has been alternately fascinated and frightened by the creations of Boston Dynamics, a robotics firm that Google bought back in 2013. The company’s robots are well beyond any other robots we’ve seen in recent years and they have the ability to move over rough terrain and even pick themselves up …