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10.30.14
Android co-founder Andy Rubin is leaving Google
10.30.14

Android co-founder Andy Rubin is leaving Google

Just about a year ago we learned Andy Rubin had shifted his focus at Google from Android ("the def...

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12.14.13
Google acquires Boston Dynamics, the robot builder behind Big Dog and Cheetah
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Google acquires Boston Dynamics, the robot builder behind Big Dog and Cheetah

The New York Times reports tonight that Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, builder of terrifying...

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12.04.13
Google's next big project is robots, from the man who brought you Android
12.04.13

Google's next big project is robots, from the man who brought you Android

Not one to let Amazon get all the robots-are-our-future attention, Google's revealed that its alre...

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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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