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SoftBank unit agrees to buy Boston Dynamics from Alphabet Inc
June 9, 2017 / 12:30 AM / 5 months ago

SoftBank unit agrees to buy Boston Dynamics from Alphabet Inc

June 8 (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp said on Thursday that a subsidiary of the company had agreed to buy robotics firm Boston Dynamics from Alphabet Inc.

The company did not disclose the terms of the deal.

SoftBank said in a statement that as part of the transaction with Alphabet it had also agreed to acquire Japanese bipedal robotics company Schaft. (Reporting by Gaurika Juneja in Bengaluru)

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