The much-hyped $349 Pleo robot became an endangered species before it had much of a commercial life. Its maker, Ugobe, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in April.
Ugobe's goal had been to get the emotive dinobot out into stores in time for the 2007 holiday season, and at a lower price, but was a year late and up against a miserable economy.
May 27, 2009 4:00 AM PDT
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