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04.16.13
Andy Rubin says Android was first built for cameras, we're glad he reconsidered
04.16.13

Andy Rubin says Android was first built for cameras, we're glad he reconsidered

Most of us who've followed the history of Android tend to presume that it was a single-minded effo...

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03.13.13
Andy Rubin no longer leading Android, replaced by Chrome exec Sundar Pichai (update: memo)
03.13.13

Andy Rubin no longer leading Android, replaced by Chrome exec Sundar Pichai (update: memo)

There's a big upheaval afoot at Google -- Android lead Andy Rubin is stepping down from his positi...

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02.26.13
Andy Rubin confirms 'no plans' for Google retail stores
02.26.13

Andy Rubin confirms 'no plans' for Google retail stores

If those Google retail rumors fuelled visions of whiling away some mall-time, thumbing at the late...

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10.08.12
Google drafts checklist for making top-notch Android tablet apps
10.08.12

Google drafts checklist for making top-notch Android tablet apps

Google's Senior Mobile VP Andy Rubin has been cool towards tablet apps, arguing that mobile titles...

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09.16.12
Google Senior VP of Mobile: Aliyun OS 'under no requirement to be compatible', but it won't get help from Android ecosystem alliance
09.16.12

Google Senior VP of Mobile: Aliyun OS 'under no requirement to be compatible', but it won't get help from Android ecosystem alliance

Andy Rubin has added another response to Alibaba's Aliyun OS, after Google's insistence that Acer...

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09.15.12
Google wants 'better compatibility' for Android, Alibaba says 'Aliyun is separate,' Acer takes the brunt of it
09.15.12

Google wants 'better compatibility' for Android, Alibaba says 'Aliyun is separate,' Acer takes the brunt of it

On Thursday, we starting hearing claims that Google had strong-armed Acer out of launching its A80...

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09.12.12
Apple counts 400 million iOS devices sold as of June
09.12.12

Apple counts 400 million iOS devices sold as of June

Wondering just how well Apple's iOS device sales have been faring versus their Android counterpart...

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06.27.12
Google's Andy Rubin: Nexus 7 may head to retail, but we're not changing tablet app policies
06.27.12

Google's Andy Rubin: Nexus 7 may head to retail, but we're not changing tablet app policies

We've got good news and bad news in equal measure for those pining after a Nexus 7 of their very o...

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06.10.12
Google's Andy Rubin: Android activations up to 900,000 a day, I'm staying put thank you
06.10.12

Google's Andy Rubin: Android activations up to 900,000 a day, I'm staying put thank you

It's been awhile since we learned how many unique Android devices were switching on every day; the...

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