MIT robotics spin-out Boston Dynamics gets snapped up by Google.

Internet giant Google has acquired Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) robotics spin-out Boston Dynamics for an unspecified sum.

The deal will see Google add Dynamics’ range of headline-making animal inspired robots to its growing portfolio in the robotics sector. The creations, such as the Cheetah, which holds the world record for the fasted legged robot at 29 miles per hour, Atlas, a bipedal robot capable of traversing rough terrain, and WildCat, a galloping nimble robot which attracted over 15 million…

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