The most salilient piece of information is this: “Jibo customers might be wondering what, if anything, is next for the social robot. According to a quote from an unnamed venture capitalist listed on the Kallander Group website, it does not look promising.”
Waiting for these forums and his backend to go down…
Well, someone is keeping the servers going and pushed that update. That’s good at least. Giving up their IP and other “stuff” does not mean they can’t continue to control their own project. I googled the address they gave as a contact on their Mass IP withdrawal paperwork, and its some tiny industrial park “thing place”. It certainly is not the office of Jibo Inc’s lawyers.
Search for “Kallander Group Hudson” in Google Maps. It’s their address.