Microsoft is laying off a number of people and it seems the Research arm is no exception. The robotics research team has been let go over the weekend and the project is seemingly dead for now.
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Google has confirmed its acquisition of London based artificial intelligence firm DeepMind, which specializes in machine learning and system neuroscience, for an undisclosed amount.
Andy Rubin, who was moved from the Android division recently is now reportedly heading a secret robotics project for which Google acquired seven specialist companies over the last six months.
Samsung has introduced the 'Junior Software Academy' as an extra-curricular club for students in its home country of South Korea to learn about software development, from company employees themselves.
Microsoft's Jordan Correa built a robot to entertain and play with his dog while he was away at work, having done so to ensure it remains active.
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