Newton Lives On As New Owners Take Over From Essential

Popular email app Newton Mail has received another lease on life, thanks to new owners who are taking over for Andy Rubin’s failed startup Essential.

Andy Rubin’s Startup Essential Shutting Down

y Rubin, the co-founder of Android, started Essential in 2015 with the goal of creating a new line of phones, as well as smart speakers. Unfortunately for the company, the Essential Phone (PH-1) didn’t received the greatest reviews and failed to carve out a substantial market.

Alphabet Board Investigating How Executives Handled Sexual Misconduct Cases

CNBC is reporting that the board of directors for Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is investigating how sexual misconduct cases have been handled. In recent years, Google has had some high-profile sexual misconduct cases, and the company has not always won…

A Look At 10 Shiver-Inducing Robots From Boston Dynamics, Which Now Belongs To Google [Videos]

Late on Friday, news came out that Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, makers of some of the scariest-looking robots you’ve been watching on YouTube over the past few years. You know the ones: WildCat, LS3, Atlas, Petman, Cheetah, BigDog, SandFlea,…

The Google Robots Are Coming (Really)

The Google robots are coming. It was only a matter of time, wasn’t it? Speaking with former Android chief Andy Rubin, The New York Times revealed that he is now leading a secretive robotics lab at the company, and has…

Andy Rubin No Longer Head Of Android, Starting “New Chapter” At Google

Andy Rubin, co-founder of Android, has been in charge of the Android team at Google since his company was bought by the search giant in 2005. Since then, Android has matured into the most used mobile operating system on the…

Google Shuts Down Notion That It Will Open Retail Stores, Source Of Rumor Sticks To Story

At Mobile World Congress, Andy Rubin, SVP of Mobile and Digital Content at Google (and co-founder of Android), shut down rumors that Google will be opening up retail stores. Last week, 9to5Google put out a report indicating that Google would…

Google And Alibaba Have Android Beef

Acer was set to unveil a new smartphone last week, but the launch was reportedly postponed after Google expressed concerns with the operating system, developed by Alibaba, and apparently based upon Android. Google has always painted Android as an open…

Google: 2012 Will Be Year Of The Android Tablets

Google made a splash at the Mobile World Congress today in Spain with the announcement that more than 450,000 apps have been downloaded from Android Market. True, Android’s growth in the past couple of years has been astronomical and some…

Android Activations: 3.7 million Over Christmas And Christmas Eve

The holidays have been good to Android. Google SVP, Mobile (and Android co-founder) Andy Rubin tweeted (and posted to Google+) that there were 3.7 million Android activations on 12/24 and 12/25 (Christmas and Christmas Eve) alone. @ArubinAndy RubinUPDATE: There were…