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Amir Efrati / The Information:
Sources: Andy Rubin has tried to recruit personnel to help build a new Android phone company   —  For Andy Rubin, Android Comes Calling Again  —  Andy Rubin, the father of Google's Android smartphone operating system, has recently talked about getting back in the Android phone business after more than two years away from it.
Dec 2, 2015, 5:55 PMIn context
Jessica E. Lessin / The Information:
Sources: Google wearable tech group Project Aura working on three prototypes, one with screen, and two without that rely on bone conduction like original Glass   —  Google Glass Successor Dumps Some Glass  —  So much for the screen.  We've learned that Google's revamped Google Glass project …
Nov 16, 2015, 8:30 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Sources: Google seeking partners to co-develop chips to bring more uniformity and new features to Android phones, and better compete with Apple   —  With Apple in Mind, Google Seeks Android Chip Partners  —  Google recently talked with some microchip makers about developing chips based …
Nov 5, 2015, 5:20 PMIn context
Peter Schulz / The Information:
Study: among 71 top VC firms, 92% of individuals on senior investment teams are male, 78% are white, 1.3% are Hispanic, and less than 1% are black   —  Introducing The Information's Future List  —  Less than one percent of senior VCs involved in investment decision are Black—four of 551 people.
Oct 6, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Apple developing platform to power and unify its Web services like iCloud and iTunes, based on Siri's which uses open-source Mesos   —  Apple Unifies Cloud Services Platform Amid Open-Source Push  —  Like other tech companies that run Web services, Apple has long relied on open source software.
Sep 15, 2015, 7:10 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Sources: Google plans to launch a special China version of Google Play as early as this fall, marking its re-entry into China, compliance with censorship laws   —  Google Nears Re-entry to Mainland China  —  After a five year absence, Google expects to return shortly to mainland China …
Sep 4, 2015, 11:50 AMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Apple to block apps like Twitter from scanning users' iPhones and iPads to see which other apps are installed   —  Apple Moves to Block iPhone App-Scanning  —  In order to decide what ad to show to a person, Facebook and Twitter have sometimes drawn on data about other apps that are already installed on that person's phone.
Jun 24, 2015, 1:50 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Google's War Against Apps   —  Google's battle to erode the importance of apps is intensifying.  —  The search giant last fall secretly acquired an “app streaming” startup called Agawi whose technology allows people to access apps on their smartphone without downloading them first.
Jun 18, 2015, 10:57 AMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Evernote CEO Phil Libin is planning to step down, and working to find his replacement   —  CEO Change Brewing at Evernote  —  Evernote CEO Phil Libin has long said he wants to build a 100-year company.  Now he's actively looking for his own replacement to take the startup into its second decade.
Jun 15, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context
The Information:
Sources: Postmates is raising over $50M at $400M valuation   —  The Information Fundraising Briefing  —  Postmates, which primarily delivers food from restaurants like Starbucks and Chipotle, is raising more than $50 million at a roughly $400 million valuation, which has essentially doubled since …
May 28, 2015, 2:50 PMIn context

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