Articles about Andy Rubin

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Nobel Prize, OnePlus 7T Pro, Justdial bug, and more

13 Oct 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Nobel Prize, OnePlus 7T Pro, Justdial bug, and more

The second week of October brought some exciting stuff in the technology world.

Android creator Andy Rubin's new phone has a radical design

09 Oct 2019

Android creator Andy Rubin's new phone has a radical design

After seeing smartphones in a range of designs and form factors (including the foldable ones), Essential, the company started by Android co-creator Andy Rubin, has set out to bring 'Project Gem'.

Google ends forced arbitration for employees around the world

22 Feb 2019

Google ends forced arbitration for employees around the world

In a big win for Google employees around the world, the tech giant, on Thursday, announced that it would end the practice of forced arbitration for its employees around the world.

Shareholders sue Alphabet board for covering up sexual harassment allegations

11 Jan 2019

Shareholders sue Alphabet board for covering up sexual harassment allegations

A shareholder of Google parent Alphabet has sued the tech giant for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct and harassment claims against some of its top executives.

#ThatWas2018: Several highs, but lots to learn for Google

31 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: Several highs, but lots to learn for Google

Google has evolved from a search platform into a full-fledged ecosystem.

What should be the resolutions of tech companies

20 Dec 2018

What should be the resolutions of tech companies

When the year ends, you think about your regrets, your failures and how you will conquer the new year.

Google is increasingly turning 'evil', and its employees aren't happy

28 Nov 2018

Google is increasingly turning 'evil', and its employees aren't happy

More than a month after Google CEO Sundar Pichai confirmed that the tech giant was making a censored search engine for China, Google employees have gone public with their protest against the development of the engine.

#MeToo fallout: After global protests, Google to change harassment policy

09 Nov 2018

#MeToo fallout: After global protests, Google to change harassment policy

After Google employees staged a massive global walk out to protest against the tech giant's handling of sexual harassment cases, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced that Google will overhaul its sexual harassment policies to the tune of the demands made by the employees.

#MeToo fallout: Thousands of Google employees walked out on Thursday

03 Nov 2018

#MeToo fallout: Thousands of Google employees walked out on Thursday

On Thursday, thousands of Google employees across the world staged a massive walk out as a mark of protest against the company's mishandling of sexual harassment and assault cases.

In 2-years, Google fired 48 employees over sexual harassment charges

26 Oct 2018

In 2-years, Google fired 48 employees over sexual harassment charges

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai, in an email to company employees on Thursday, said the tech giant has fired 48 employees in the last two years, over sexual harassment charges. The fired employees included 13 senior executives.

Google shielded 'Father of Android' Andy Rubin after sexual-harassment allegations

26 Oct 2018

Google shielded 'Father of Android' Andy Rubin after sexual-harassment allegations

Andy Rubin, popularly known as 'Father of Android', exited Google in 2014, with the then CEO Larry Page wishing him best for his future.

This AI phone by Android creator can mimic your behavior

13 Oct 2018

This AI phone by Android creator can mimic your behavior

Android creator Andy Rubin's start-up, Essential Products, is reportedly working on a smartphone that will leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to mimic users and will have the ability to respond to texts on a user's behalf.

Android creator Andy Rubin's smartphone brand Essential up for sale

25 May 2018

Android creator Andy Rubin's smartphone brand Essential up for sale

According to reports, Android creator Andy Rubin is trying to sell his smartphone brand Essential.

Boston Dynamics' dog-like SpotMini robot to start selling in 2019

13 May 2018

Boston Dynamics' dog-like SpotMini robot to start selling in 2019

US-based robotics company Boston Dynamics, known for machines that mimic real movements, will finally start selling some robots, starting with the dog-like SpotMini.

Boston Dynamics' robot Atlas learns to run like humans!

11 May 2018

Boston Dynamics' robot Atlas learns to run like humans!

US-based robotics company Boston Dynamics' humanoid Atlas has learned to run and navigate autonomously.

Our next smartphone will offer a better camera, says Essential

08 Apr 2018

Our next smartphone will offer a better camera, says Essential

While the Andy Rubin-backed Essential did impress us with its modern looks and the trend setting notch, it disappointed many because of its poor camera.

It's official: OnePlus 6 will have a notch

29 Mar 2018

It's official: OnePlus 6 will have a notch

Concerned about the substantial criticism of the notch design that was popularized by the iPhone X, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has come out to not only confirm that the company's upcoming OnePlus 6 smartphone will feature a notch, but also to justify its existence.

Android co-founder's smartphone line might start selling in India

22 Feb 2018

Android co-founder's smartphone line might start selling in India

According to media reports, the Essential Phone PH-1 smartphone, from Android co-founder Andy Rubin, is expected to start selling in India by late March or early April this year.

Meet Boston Dynamics' four-legged robot which can open doors

13 Feb 2018

Meet Boston Dynamics' four-legged robot which can open doors

Robotics company Boston Dynamics has released a video of its latest four-legged creation, SpotMini, opening doors.

Rubin's solution for smartphone addiction is way off the mark

22 Aug 2017

Rubin's solution for smartphone addiction is way off the mark

The millennial generation has a million problems and half of them stems from the so-called "smart" devices in our hands.

Can Apple find a way to "dazzle" with iPhone 8?

21 Aug 2017

Can Apple find a way to "dazzle" with iPhone 8?

Amid growing competition from Xiaomi, Oppo, and Huawei, Apple and Samsung are desperately seeking a wow factor to overcome challenges to fend off Chinese players' threat.

Kiss Connectivity: The new wireless data transfer technology

18 Aug 2017

Kiss Connectivity: The new wireless data transfer technology

We've been using cables to transfer huge data between mobile phones over the years, though it isn't very efficient.

Android's founder first device "Essential" is apparently a Spigen property

04 Jun 2017

Android's founder first device "Essential" is apparently a Spigen property

Andy Rubin's new company Essential, which recently showcased their first device, regarded as a flagship killer, has managed to hit its first roadblock.

All the tech-y things you might have missed this week

04 Jun 2017

All the tech-y things you might have missed this week

This week in technology was spent mostly on malware; we started off with "Judy" infecting 3.65 crore users in Google Play Store and ended with the news of Fireball turning 2.5 crore Indian computers into zombies.

Rubin's 'Essential' is essentially what we nerds were waiting for

31 May 2017

Rubin's 'Essential' is essentially what we nerds were waiting for

Android is immensely popular, reportedly it powers 2 billion devices worldwide, therefore, there shouldn't be any doubt that when the mastermind behind Android itself comes out with a smartphone it'll be nothing less than "Essential."

Android OS and Katappa, Netizens are ready for the secrets

24 Mar 2017

Android OS and Katappa, Netizens are ready for the secrets

These are exciting times, when we are going to have answers for some burning questions in our minds. The first one being "Why did Kattappa kill Bahubali?" The movie is finally going to be out to answer this very pertinent question.

Android creator Andy Rubin on the verge of a comeback

16 Jan 2017

Android creator Andy Rubin on the verge of a comeback

Two years after leaving Google, Android creator Andy Rubin is on the verge of announcing his new company, dubbed Essential.