CAPE TOWN - Essential, a brand founded by one of the creators of Android, Andy Rubin, has now upgraded its camera software with a 360 degree camera attachment. Rubin's latest feature adds streaming live 360-degree video to both Facebook...Show More Summary
Rubin's short two week leave of absence from Essential has been completed and he's now back at the head of the company, according to a new report.
Two weeks ago, amid allegations of an inappropriate relationship during his time at Google, Andy Rubin stepped away from his new company, Essential, for personal reasons. Over the weekend, he returned, according to a report from Recode. Show More Summary
Less than two weeks after his leave of absence began, Rubin has returned to Essential. On November 28, a report from The Information came out claiming that Andy Rubin – the co-founder of Android – had engaged in an "inappropriate relationship" during his time at Google. Show More Summary
Andy Rubin has returned to his duties as CEO of Essential Products after a very short leave of absence, reports Recode. Rubin took leave from Essential in late November after a relationship he had with a coworker during his time at Google became public. Show More Summary
Android mastermind Andy Rubin is back at the helm of Essential after his surprise personal leave... although you could argue that he never really left. Recode has learned that Rubin is back "less than two weeks" after the company announced that he'd taken a break. Show More Summary
The Android creator ends his brief leave, says a report. The absence followed an earlier report that he'd had an inappropriate relationship while at Google.
Andy Rubin led the charge for Android within Google. He left Google in 2014, and founded a smartphone startup named Essential in 2015. A report surfaced in late November on The Information, which uncovered a Google complaint from 2014...Show More Summary
Essential has been racing to improve the (frankly lackluster) camera software on its phone ever since launch, and now those upgrades are showering affection on the handset's signature 360 Camera attachment. Andy Rubin's outfit is delivering an update that adds streaming live 360-degree video to both Facebook Live and YouTube Live. Show More Summary
The big news from this week is Google’s fixing of its hamburger emoji. Yep, massive news. More seriously, we have the OnePlus 5T in-house (review coming up soon!), Google may launch the Google Home Max on December 11, and Andy Rubin has taken a leave from Essential. Show More Summary
A report claims Rubin, the father of Android, left Google after an HR investigation.
After it was announced that Andy Rubin was taking a leave of absence, there was concern that the Essential Phone would lose support. That seems to not be the case.
The Essential team gathered for another AMA over at reddit today, even as news was breaking surrounding the company’s founder, Andy Rubin. Rubin’s reported leave of absence didn’t stop the team from fielding questions about future support...Show More Summary
Andy Rubin, the co-founder of Android, left Google in 2014 to launch a startup incubator in what was seemingly an amicable departure. "I want to wish Andy all the best with what's next," Google co-founder Larry Page said in a statement following the announcement of Rubin's exit. Show More Summary
Reed Albergotti, reporting for The Information: Andy Rubin, the creator of Android and a key executive at Google Inc. for nine years, left the company in 2014 shortly after an internal investigation determined that he had carried on an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate, The Information has learned. Mr. Show More Summary
Mr. Rubin is taking a leave of absence from the start-up Essential amid a report that he had an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate while he was a Google executive.
Android creator and Essential founder Andy Rubin's downfall should take a long hatpin to the cozy VC culture of funding charismatic men rather than compelling products.
Andy Rubin has taken a leave of absence from Essential. The phone maker’s founder and CEO will be taking time off from the company to “deal with personal matters,” a spokesman for the company confirmed with TechCrunch this morning. According to a statement, Rubin announced his intention at a board meeting earlier this month. “The board agreed,” the spokesman… Read More
The Android co-creator was said to leave Google in 2014 following reports of an "inappropriate relationship" with a subordinate.
Andy Rubin is taking some time away from Essential Products, where he is CEO. The company's day-to-day operations will be handled by president Niccolo de Masi during Rubin's absence. The timing of Rubin's leave coincides with a report from The Information that said Rubin had an inappropriate relationship with an employee during his time at Google. Show More Summary