Android creator resigned from Google




One of the key developers of Android Andy Rubin decided to leave the Internet Corporation. Top manager is planning to organize its own startup associated with the development of technology in the creation of robots.


Rubin helped develop the platform Android, which in 2005 was bought by Google. Until 2013, he led in the framework of this online mobile platform, which now employs most sold in the world of smartphones.

Last year, Rubin was moved from the post of head of the team of Android-developers and became head of robotic projects Google. In his chair sat Sundar Pichai, who is now responsible for other things, including Chrome, Apps, search, mapping, advertising, Google+.

At Google, Rubin confirmed departure from the company. “I wish Andy all the best in future projects. Working on Android, it has created something truly outstanding for more than a billion people are happy. Thank you “- said Google CEO Larry Page.

Reasons for withdrawal from the Ruby Mountain View are not precisely known, although it is believed in some way connected with the structure of his team in the company. Vacant place is given to James Kaffneru, scientists and members of robotic projects Google.

Andy Rubin developed Android, originally designed for digital cameras, but then refocused exclusively on mobile phones as more promising. He began his career at Carl Zeiss, then worked at Apple and Microsoft.

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