In a blog post released about an hour ago, Larry Page, CEO of Google, announced that Andy Rubin would no longer be heading up Android. Sundar Pichai will be taking his place. That’s big news, on a big day, in a big way.
In an hour long roundtable discussion with reports at Mobile World Congress, Google’s Andy Rubin denied earlier claims of the company launching physical storefronts in 2013.
If you’ve been keeping up with Android news, then you’ve likely heard a rumor or two about the next version of the operating system and the next Nexus device. One site that has been feeding the internets with a ton of information, Android and Me, has recently issued an apology, saying that some of what they’ve said has been purely made up.
Ladies and gentlemen, the mobile OS war is getting into high gear, and apart from iOS, Android and Windows Phone, we have yet another contender intent to take the smartphone world by storm. This time, it’s Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. And with the Chinese smartphone market set to become the biggest in the world, it’s no wonder platform-makers and manufacturers want a big slice of this pie.
Google’s Senior Vice president of Mobile and Digital Content, Andy Rubin and Android’s Director of Product Management, Hugo Barra took to Google+ and Twitter to announce Android’s latest milestone. Android has officially hit 500 million globally activated devices.
Google on Wednesday announced the tablet we all expected, the Google Nexus 7, a Kindle Fire contender but also a device meant to show its Android partners how an... Android tablet should be made in Google’s vision.
Of course, that tablet vision has changed in time, and Google’s Senior Vice President of Mobile Andy Rubin has acknowledged that fact in a...
Let’s call it a double-edged sword. Anyone can start a rumor on the Internet, which can then easily spread like wildfire.
But said rumor can also be easily clarified with a quick tweet.... The non-story began when Robert Scobble made a post on his Google+ that one of Google’s top leaders, Andy Rubin, was leaving Google to join a startup company. Here’s what he said:
“Today I he...
Here at Android Authority, we’ve covered every move that preceded the beginning of the Google vs Oracle trial. But we never knew how much new info we’ll be able to find out about Android, Google,... and Oracle from this high profile legal battle. As we don’t want to bore you with technical details and such, here’s a timeline of the trial, marking every important statement by lawyers on both sid...
Here’s something AndroidPit recently shared:
Apparently, Andy Rubin (the founder of Android) was a former employee at Apple. He worked in the company of his biggest rival as their Manufacturing... Engineer during the time of 1989-1992. After 11 years, Rubin founded Android. A couple of years later, he became Google’s Senior VP of Mobile.
Even though it was typical for people to bounce between comp...
Woah! We knew there are a lot of Android users, but we didn’t expect it would be THAT many.
What we’re referring to is the Tweet and announcement made on Google + by the brand’s... very own Senior Vice President of Mobile Andy Rubin:
…and for those wondering, we count each device only once (ie, we don’t count re-sold devices), and “activations” means you go into a...