One of the creators of the world’s most popular mobile operating system is to leave Google, it has been announced.Andy Rubin, who co-founded the Android project, is to step down after around nine years at the technology giant.
Announcing Mr Rubin’s departure, Google said he created “something truly remarkable” in Android. Mr Rubin, who has also worked for Apple, reportedly plans to found an incubator for hardware start-up firms. “I want to wish Andy all the best with what’s next. With Android he created something truly remarkable – with a billion plus happy users. Thank you,” said Google’s chief executive and co-founder Larry Page.