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Google

Google is a global technology company that has acquired several superb robotics companies. Google is also leading the way in the development of self-driving cars.

Google
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
United States

Google is a public and profitable company focused on search services. Named for the mathematical term “googol,” Google operates web sites at many international domains, with the most trafficked being www.google.com. Google is widely recognized as the “world’s best search engine” because it is fast, accurate and easy to use. The company also serves corporate clients, including advertisers, content publishers and site managers with cost-effective advertising and a wide range of revenue generating search services. Google’s breakthrough technology and continued innovation serve the company’s mission of “organizing the world’s information and making it universally accessible and useful.”


Google News, Products & Resources
Babies Helping Robots Get a Grip
The Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute thinks robots can learn a thing or two about manipulation from babies. Google has donated $1.5 million to the cause to test this concept on dozens of robots.

Waymo is Google’s New Self-Driving Car Company
Google's self-driving car project is now known as Waymo, a standalone company under the Alphabet corporate umbrella. And that could mean it's time to take the technology to market.

Project Wing Drone Delivery Boss Steps Down
Dave Vos, head of Alphabet's Project Wing drone delivery initiative, is leaving the company to pursue new opportunities. Vos has been with the company for about two years.

Google Cartographer SLAM Library Now Open-Source
Google wants to democratize the development of SLAM technology by releasing an open-source version of its Cartographer mapping library.

Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Which Personal Assistant is Better?
Google Home will officially take on Amazon Echo on November 4, 2016 when it starts shipping. Who will win the battle of virtual assistants? Here's a comparison of Google Home and Amazon Echo.

Project Wing Delivery Drones Flying Burritos to College Students
Project Wing, a unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc., will be using its delivery drones to fly burritos from Chipotle to students at Virginia Tech. The tests will begin this month and last a few weeks.

Google Self-Driving Car Exec Talks Fatal Tesla Crash
Due to the semi-autonomous nature of Tesla Autopilot, a Google self-driving car executive says it was the responsibility of Joshua Brown, who was killed in an accident while his Model S was on Autopilot, to be cautious.

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