Andy Rubin

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Larry Page, co-founder of Google  and chief executive of Alphabet.   Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Alphabet chief executive Larry Page didn’t get board approval when he awarded a $150 million stock grant to Andy Rubin, the creator of the Android mob(...)

Aryzta had an unremitting bad year and was the  standout corporate loser of 2018. Photograph: Reuters

It was another year of mixed fortunes in corporate Ireland. The economy continues to be the fastest growing in Europe while the live register fell to (...)

Google walkout on Barrow Street was designed to draw attention to  demands from employees, including an end to forced arbitration and more transparency about sexual misconduct. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Was it only last week that Google employees marched out of their offices en masse in protest at the company’s handling of sexual harassment claims? A (...)

Some 20,000 Google employees worldwide – more than one in five, including staff based in Dublin (above) – left their desks to gather outside their workplaces in an unprecedented mass walkout Thursday morning. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Public protests by employees are fleetingly rare in the technology industry, but some 20,000 Google employees worldwide – more than one in five – left(...)

Google employees in Dublin join others from around the world walking out of their offices in protest. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Earlier this week, Google employees made a statement - thousands of staff took part in a mass walkout. So what was it all about? What exactly was Go(...)

Google staff during walkout at the Dublin office in Barrow Street. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Google staff in Dublin joined thousands of colleagues across the world in staging a workplace walkout in protest at the company’s lenient treatment of(...)

Google may want to revisit its previous code of conduct to learn how to deal with its current problems.

Given the extraordinary revelations coming from Google in recent months, it seems as though it was perhaps a smart decision for it to drop the “Don’t (...)

Google  reportedly gave a $90m severance package to  the creator of the Android mobile software, but concealed details of a sexual misconduct allegation that triggered his departure. File photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Google gave a $90 million (about €79 million) severance package to Andy Rubin, the creator of the Android mobile software, but concealed details of a (...)

Andy Rubin, the co-creator of the Android mobile phone operating system, has launched a new company called Essential Products to sell a high-end smartphone and a home assistant device

Andy Rubin, the co-creator of the Android mobile phone operating system, has launched a new company called Essential Products to sell a high-end smart(...)

Gill Pratt, recently appointed chief executive officer of Toyota Research Institute. He will be joined by James Kuffner, former head of Google’s robotics unit

Toyota has hired Google’s former head of robotics and a key executive in the search company’s driverless car efforts, as it predicted that robots coul(...)

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