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REI NAKAFUJI, Nikkei staff writer October 8, 2017 02:00 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- Twelve years after abandoning its robot business,
Sony will relaunch it next spring with a robot for homes that resembles a dog.
The company is now forming a development team of people formerly involved with Aibo, a robotic pet dog that captured media attention years ago.
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