Google acquires Boston Dynamics (robotics)

Companies in Relationship

Boston Dynamics, Google

Deal Facts

Initial Announcement Date: 12/13

Consideration: not disclosed; Google has stated that it does not plan to release financial information on any of the other robotics companies it acquired in 2013.

Google completes the purchase of Boston Dynamics, an engineering company that has developed mobile research robots for the Pentagon. Boston Dynamics' robots are able to walk over rugged and icy terrain and run faster than the fastest humans.

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