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Andy Rubin, the Android creator accused of sexual misconduct, quietly left his venture firm Playground with a $9 million exit package, according to a report

BuzzFeed reported Friday that Andy Rubin, the Android founder accused of sexual misconduct, quietly left his venture firm Playground Global in May with an exit package larger than $US9 million. Rubin also resigned as senior vice president at Google with a generous $US90 million exit package in 2014 after being […]
Andy Rubin, the Android creator accused of sexual misconduct, quietly left his venture firm Playground with a $9 million exit package, according to a report
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Google apologizes for accidentally changing settings on some people’s smartphones without their knowledge or consent

On Thursday, some Android smartphone users reported that their battery-saving settings were enabled without their knowledge or consent. Google eventually admitted that it was an experimental feature that was accidentally rolled out to more users than intended. On Saturday, the company apologised for the confusion. The event raises questions about […]
Google apologizes for accidentally changing settings on some people’s smartphones without their knowledge or consent
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There’s no longer an excuse for late Android updates: If this tiny smartphone company can support Android P on the same day as Google, so can everyone else

The Essential Phone is the only Android phone in recent memory that has received Google’s latest version of Android at the same time as Google’s own Pixel devices. It shows that there’s no longer any excuse for Android phones getting Android updates several months after they’re released. Usually, third-party phones […]
There’s no longer an excuse for late Android updates: If this tiny smartphone company can support Android P on the same day as Google, so can everyone else