Android co-founder has a plan to cure our smartphone addiction
During a recent outing to a fancy restaurant, Andy Rubin spotted an all-too-familiar tableau: a couple on what seemed to be a first date taking pictures of their food and then losing themselves in their smartphones for the next 10 minutes. Rubin is partly responsible for this antisocial behavior; he helped create Android, which powers…
Android creator’s phone startup raises $300 Million
Essential, a startup run by the creator of Google's Android, added $300 million to its war chest as it looks to break into the highly competitive field of consumer electronics.
Andy Rubin nears his comeback, complete with an ‘essential’ phone
Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is planning to marry his background in software with artificial intelligence in a risky business: consumer hardware. Armed with about a 40-person team, filled with recruits from Apple Inc.