Google parent Alphabet settles sexual misconduct lawsuit
Andy Rubin's smartphone company, Essential, has announced that it is ceasing operations and is shutting down.
Andy Rubin smartphone startup Essential Products shuts down
Alphabet is trying to repair its tarnished image as a company rife with executive sexual abuse.
Andy Rubin, a former executive with Google and co-creator of Android platform is facing allegations of running a sex ring.
Google has paid millions to former top execs forced to resign in an effort to keep these scandals as quiet as possible.
Those who organized Google's massive employee walkout last week applauded the changes the company made in its wake, but emphasized the need for more.
Google will alter a number of company policies regarding sexual misconduct in the workplace after a massive employee walkout last week.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai offered a bit of support for the planned "women's walk" on Thursday.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai admitted the company had terminated almost 50 people for sexual harassment in the past two years.
Reports claimed that Google protected the creator of the Android mobile software by keeping silent about a misconduct claim made by an ex-employee.
Essential Products Inc. is reportedly working on a new smartphone that uses AI to answer messages by itself.
Essential founder Andy Rubin told employees through an internal email that the company isn't shutting down as it plans to raise money with bankers.
The latest software update for the Essential Phone gives users the ability to customize their apps to either embrace the notch or not.
Essential has now confirmed that its next phone would come with better camera than the PH-1’s.
This could mean that more Android smartphones could feature a design similar to that of Apple’s iPhone X.
Andy Rubin, the founder of smartphone manufacturer Essential and a former executive at Google, left his company after a report of an alleged inappropriate relationship.
Essential claims that the software update for the Essential Phone's camera will improve low light performance.
An official from Essential Products Inc. revealed that Android Oreo will arrive for the Essential Phone "in the next month or two."
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Andy Rubin says that the Essential PH-1 will have an accessory for feeding audio to car stereos, and another that comes with a 3D laser.
Many tech reviewers shared their take on the Essential PH-1 smartphone Friday. Here's what they had to say.
Essential has also announced that it has secured $300 million in funding from Tencent, Foxconn and Amazon.
The Sharp Aquos S2 will only be officially available in China, and will cost 2,400 yuan (around US$370).
As fans wait for the Essential Phone to start shipping, the company has published a blog post detailing how the phone's dual cameras work to create superior images.
The Sharp Aquos S2 is expected to be officially announced during a press event on Aug. 8.
Executives for consumer electronics startup Essential have left the company amid delays for its flagship smartphone release.
Pre-orders for the Essential Phone opened on May 30th, and Essential CEO Andy Rubin said at the time that the device would ship "within 30 days or so." However, the phone is still not shipping to customers as of this time.
The prototype, made by a research team from the University of Washington, uses ambient energy for powering itself.