Google's Sundar Pichai, who heads both the company's Android efforts as well as its Chrome OS, said that users should not expect any kind of merger between the two in the near future. In an interview with Wired , his first since taking over as Android chief in March from Andy Rubin, Pichai also lowered expectations for the company's I/O developer conference this week, saying there will not be "much in the way of launches of new products or a new operating system."
NEW YORK--Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said that Motorola Mobility's upcoming products will be innovative and described them, somewhat mysteriously, as "phones+"
Google continues to shuffle its executive ranks, announcing Senior Vice President of Geo and Commerce Jeff Huber will step down to pursue new projects within the company. The move follows just one day after longtime head of Android Andy Rubin also resigned his post.
Google's head of Android, Andy Rubin, is stepping down from his role at the company. The company's senior vice president of Chrome and Apps, Sundar Pichai, will take on Rubin's Android duties in addition to his existing work.
Google is gearing up to try to steal online business from Amazon.com. It is not, however, planning to build brick-and-mortar stores that mimic its chief rival, Apple.
SAN FRANCISCO--Wireless carriers should spend more time and money creating unique and useful interfaces for their Android phones, according to Google Ventures Chief Rich Miner.
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Days after stopping manufacturing partner Acer from launching a smartphone running Chinese Internet giant Alibaba's Aliyun mobile operating system, Google continues to clarify its position, maintaining there is "no disputing" Aliyun's status as an Android-based OS.
Google VP of Mobile Andy Rubin, the architect of the Android operating system, announced that the company now activates more than 900,000 Android devices each day, up from the 850,000 daily activations he announced in late February.
After months of waiting, Google ( NASDAQ:GOOG ) finally closed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility ( NYSE:MMI ), elevating Dennis Woodside to CEO in place of Sanjay Jha, who is leaving the company (with