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Google Buys Company That Designs Robots for Military

Boston Dynamics' LS3 robot

Google has bought military robotics firm Boston Dynamics as part of a series of deals edging the firm closer to a future of robotics products and services. Google's intentions remain top secret for eight recent robotics acquisitions. Google has bought military robotics firm Boston Dynamics as part of a series of deals edging the firm closer to a future of robotics products and services. Google's intentions remain top secret for eight recent robotics acquisitions. 0 Comments

Google Chrome & Android Will 'Remain Separate for a Very Long Time'

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An Android-Chrome merger seems unlikely now that Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has publicly stated that there are no plans to combine the divisions, despite recent speculation that a merger was on the cards following personnel changes. An Android-Chrome merger seems unlikely now that Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has publicly stated that there are no plans to combine the divisions, despite recent speculation that a merger was on the cards following personnel changes. 0 Comments

Google Replaces Android Head Andy Rubin

Andy Rubin is Google vice president of engineering

Google's Andy Rubin has stepped down from his role as the head of the Android mobile operating system to "start a new chapter" at the Internet giant. Rubin will be replaced by Sundar Pichai, who presently heads the firm's Chrome and Apps division. Google's Andy Rubin has stepped down from his role as the head of the Android mobile operating system to "start a new chapter" at the Internet giant. Rubin will be replaced by Sundar Pichai, who presently heads the firm's Chrome and Apps division. 0 Comments

Andy Rubin & Eric Schmidt Take Stand in Google-Oracle Trial

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As the Google-Oracle trial continues into its second week, Oracle lawyers today interrogated Google executives Andy Rubin and former CEO Eric Schmidt about emails written within the company on the topic of Java licensing in 2005 and 2006. As the Google-Oracle trial continues into its second week, Oracle lawyers today interrogated Google executives Andy Rubin and former CEO Eric Schmidt about emails written within the company on the topic of Java licensing in 2005 and 2006. 0 Comments

Motorola Stockholders to Vote on Google Merger

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Motorola Mobility stockholders will vote Nov. 17 on the company's acquisition by Google for $12.5 billion. Shareholders who held stock on Oct. 11 get to vote. Since the August offer, the Motorola stock has gone from around $22 a share to $38. Motorola Mobility stockholders will vote Nov. 17 on the company's acquisition by Google for $12.5 billion. Shareholders who held stock on Oct. 11 get to vote. Since the August offer, the Motorola stock has gone from around $22 a share to $38. 0 Comments

How and Why Google Paid $4 Billion Extra for Motorola

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The official SEC report on Google's Motorola acquisition outlines how Google bid against themselves and paid $4 billion more than the initial high-end target for bidding. Here’s how Google got into a bidding war when no one else was bidding. The official SEC report on Google's Motorola acquisition outlines how Google bid against themselves and paid $4 billion more than the initial high-end target for bidding. Here’s how Google got into a bidding war when no one else was bidding. 0 Comments

Google and Intel Partnering for Atom-Powered Androids

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Google has announced a partnership with Intel. The two companies will work together to tune Android’s architecture to the next generation of Intel Atom processors. Initial Atom-powered Android devices will be released in the first half of 2012. Google has announced a partnership with Intel. The two companies will work together to tune Android’s architecture to the next generation of Intel Atom processors. Initial Atom-powered Android devices will be released in the first half of 2012. 0 Comments