Under Google, robot maker Boston Dynamics reduces dependence on military funding

The LS-3 robot at Kahuku Training Area on Oahu, Hawaii, July 12, 2014. Image credit: Matthew Callahan/DOD
Google's "don't be evil" mantra already seemed pretty dated last year December when it purchased Boston Dynamics, a company that develops robots for the U.S. military. But since the takeover, Boston Dynamics' income from military and government sources has dropped dramatically.

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