Google robotics research company Boston Dynamics to Japan's Softbank

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Google robotics research company Boston Dynamics to Japan's Softbank

Softbank spends a fraction of its investment funds on two companies Google doesn't want

Google's parent company Alphabet has sold two robotics companies to Japan's Softbank, the investment firm that scooped up chip-designer ARM just last year.  Boston Dynamics has been sold for an ...

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