Tag Archive: Leaving

Top members of the Pixel team leaving doesn’t guarantee future failures

What they were doing wasn’t necessarily working — so might as well try something new.

While we’re all waiting for the Pixel 4a launch, and salivating for any Pixel 5 rumors, a new report from The Information has given us a look into what’s been happening behind closed doors in Google’s Pixel team — and on the face of it, it’s not good. Mark Levoy, one of the biggest champions of Google’s camera efforts, and Mario Queiroz, general  [Read More…]

Xiaomi and Oppo will fill the void Huawei is leaving in Europe

Chinese brands are leading the race when it comes to hardware, design, and more importantly price. Huawei’s absence is good news for its competition.

I know most people reading this will be from the good ole’ U.S.A. but not everyone. If that sounds like you, let me say I’m sorry stupid laws have robbed you of what looks like the best Android phone you can buy right now that’s missing everything which makes Android great. I’m speaking  [Read More…]

Creative director and vice president Dan Houser is leaving Rockstar Games

Dan Houser was a major part of Rockstar Games’ different titles over the past few years and now he is leaving.

What you need to know Dan Houser is a creative director and vice president of Rockstar Games. He’s been involved in several major Rockstar titles, including Red Dead Redemption 2 and Grand Theft Auto V. Take-Two Interactive, parent company of Rockstar, revealed that Dan Houser is leaving in March.

According to a new press release from  [Read More…]

Digital magazines are leaving Google News

Google moves its News app into 2020.

What you need to know Google is shutting down Google News’ print-replica subscription functionality. The announcement was made to current subscribers via email. Users will have their payments refunded and all future-looking subscriptions canceled.

Aside from acting as a news aggregation service, Google’s News app also supported print-replica magazines for subscribers. These were essentially PDF files that retained the original layout and experience of reading a physical magazine, albeit on  [Read More…]

Android Central Podcast: Pixel 4 Follow up, Stadia, Legere Leaving

David Ruddock of Android Police stops by the show again to share some follow up regarding Pixel 4 with Daniel and Andrew. They also chat about Google Stadia, John Legere stepping down as CEO of T-Mobile, and what the Sprint/T-Mobile merger will do to the phone industry.

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Show Notes and Links: The Pixel 4 is developing those  [Read More…]

PayPal is leaving the founding group for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency

PayPal remains “supportive” of Libra.

What you need to know PayPal is officially leaving Facebook’s Libra Association. The Libra Association still has 27 other members, including Visa, Uber, Spotify, and others. Facebook plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency next year.

This past June, Facebook made headlines with its announcement to launch its own cryptocurrency in the first half of 2020. The cryptocurrency is called “Libra,” and it’s governed by the Libra Association that’s made up of a  [Read More…]

The lead producer of Anthem is leaving BioWare

Ben Irving, the lead producer on Anthem and a veteran of BioWare, is leaving the company for an undisclosed new role

What you need to know Ben Irving, the lead producer on Anthem, is leaving BioWare after several years. Before working on Anthem, Irving worked on the different expansions and DLCs for Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO. Irving has accepted an offer from another gaming company, though it remains to be seen exactly where he’ll be  [Read More…]

10 awesome movies that are leaving Netflix in July 2018

Get ’em before they’re gone.

July is nearly upon us, and that means a new round of movies is about to depart that big free-movie-plane-in-the-cloud we call Netflix. Some are gone come July 1, so you’ve got a week to go. Others will take a little longer.

In any event, here’s your last chance to catch these 10 awesome flicks before you’ll have to use someone else’s login on some other service instead.

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Nest co-founder Matt Rogers is leaving the company after nine years

Rogers was the last of Nest’s two co-founders still working there.

On February 7, Nest announced that it was officially merging with Google’s hardware division in an effort to make the best possible smart home products that it could. One day after this, Nest co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Matt Rogers, is leaving the company.

Rogers made the announcement on Twitter, with his full statement reading as follows:

After almost nine incredible, intense years working to build  [Read More…]

Eric Schmidt leaving Executive Chairman role, becoming ‘technical advisor’ at Alphabet

January will bring a big change at the highest ranks of Alphabet.

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is stepping down from his position as Executive Chairman of the Board at Google’s parent company Alphabet. He will remain at the company in a new position as a “technical advisor,” and remain on the Board of Directors in a typical member capacity, building on his 17 years at the company thus far.

Google co-founder and current Alphabet CEO Larry  [Read More…]