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Google’s Andy Rubin Pursues ‘Replicant’ Robots

By Amir Efrati and Jessica E. Lessin · Dec 04, 2013 3:31 PM PST · 1 comment

Google’s Andy Rubin confirmed Tuesday night that he is working on a robotics project. The effort has gone by the previously undisclosed name “Replicant” and provides a big new test to the playbook he used successfully at Android. 

Mr. Rubin is working on robots for industrial tasks like manufacturing and logistics and has acquired a number of small technology ...