Android creator Andy Rubin is leaving Google to launch a startup incubator

Himanshu Arora

TS Addict
Andy Rubin, the Google executive who created the Android OS, is leaving the company and will be replaced by research scientist James Kuffner, who's also a professor at Carnegie Mellon University. According to the Wall Street Journal, he is stepping down to...

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VitalyT

Russ-Puss
Should it read as trouble in the Android camp?

It surely does, considering that release of 5.0 is supposed to be just a few steps away... Beheading a division on the brink of the major release is really a bad sign, imo.
 

MoeJoe

Banned
Should it read as trouble in the Android camp?

It surely does, considering that release of 5.0 is supposed to be just a few steps away... Beheading a division on the brink of the major release is really a bad sign, imo.
Don't read too much into it. The guy is probably burned out on the whole Android thing and it's obviously not about money to him. With Lollipop on the cusp of being released, this is probably the best time for Andy to seek new challenges.