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    Alphabet Reportedly Letting Go of Boston Dynamics

    They won’t have these robots to push around anymore. Google’s parent company is reportedly interested in selling the major robotics developer it purchased back in 2013. Sources say they’re disappointed with the venture’s commercial prospects and are even concerned that the company’s viral videos of robots righting themselves after being shoved by humans might be “terrifying” some people, especially those afraid of losing their jobs to machines. Amazon and Toyota are rumored to be potential buyers, with both looking to build up their robot presence in factories around the world.

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