Friday, 18 March 2016

Google shows robot the door

Surprisingly, Google - or rather Alphabet - is showing the robot the door, as it is allegedly getting rid of its advanced robotics company. Is this a sound innovation strategy? Presumably this decision has been brought on by external factors: is there a need for Alphabet to show a profit [aside from Google's profits]?

Boston Dynamics up for sale


  1. The article suggests that Google might not want negative publicity from the robot video, that some might find scary. Though I'm not sure this is the case, surely this would have been foreseen before they bought the robot company.

  2. Toyota car company interested in buying the robots