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Andy Rubin Android founder Andy Rubin has a new role at Google: managing the robotics division. He’s heading an initiative that might someday put robots in manufacturing and supply chain settings. “I have a history of making my hobbies into a career,” Rubin told the New York Times, which reports that Google quietly acquired seven companies during a six-month period in 2013 to bolster its robotics initiatives. “This is the world’s greatest job. Being an engineer and a tinkerer, you start thinking about what you would want to build for yourself.”

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