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Andy Rubin is reportedly looking to start a new Android smartphone company

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Andy Rubin is reportedly looking to start a new Android smartphone company

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It’s been virtually 3 years in view that Andy Rubin — higher referred to as the daddy of the Android OS — stepped down from his position at Google to construct, what else, however actual androids inside Google X Labs. It wasn’t till virtually a complete yr later we learned he’d be leaving Google altogether, spreading his wings by launching Playground Global, an “incubator” for hardware-primarily based startups.

After all that point, apparently Rubin is as soon as once more returning to the running device he helped create. Not running at the device, thoughts you, however by way of serving to create new hardware for the platform. The Information is reporting that Rubin is now looking to recruit folks to lend a hand construct a new “telephone company,” (most probably during the Playground Global Fund). Their OS of selection? You guessed it — Android.

After elevating $48 million again in April, Playground has now controlled to lift round $300 million, in order that provides them a little bit of cash to paintings with.

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