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    John Deere buys startup that uses AI to kill weeds
    Tractor maker Deere & Co. has just acquired a Sunnyvale-based artificial startup that has built robots that can identify unwanted plants in fields of crops and eliminate them with herbicide. Deere said it spent $305 million to acquire Blue River Technology.(SiliconANGLE)
     
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    John Deere drives into SF looking for farm-tech engineers
    John Deere, the Illinois farm-machine company, may seem like a surprising presence near the San Francisco office towers of software giants like Salesforce and LinkedIn. Deereā€™s San Francisco outpost opened in May, and this month the company made its first big move to beef it up, agreeing to pay $305 million to buy Blue River Technology, a Sunnyvale startup developing farm equipment using computers and robotics to automatically detect every single plant on a farm. (Portland Tribune)
     
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