Rumors have circulated for months about Google's ambitions for gaming — specifically, cloud gaming. The company briefly ran Project Stream last year, which allowed users to play Assassin's Creed Odyssey through Chrome. Google is reportedly working on a subscription-based gaming service, and might buy game studios to make it more attractive. The company might now have someone to spearhead its gaming effort — Jade Raymond. Read More
Nicholas Jitkoff, the former lead on the Material Design team, has left Google to join Dropbox as the VP of Design. He will lend his experience and style to the Engineering and Product teams in order to help them realize their dreams for design and define their vision for Dropbox. Read More
Andy Rubin, VP of Engineering at Google, recently gave an interview to the New York Times, touching on topics ranging from Flash to North Korea. With Google vying for top place in the smartphone market, Rubin seemed confident that Android devices can overtake the number of iPhones, saying
I don’t know when it might be, but I’m confident it will happen. Open usually wins.
When commenting on the number of Android devices that are currently on the market, Rubin said that the driving force behind Android taking off is the fact that it’s open and available to so many manufacturers, commenting on how
It’s a numbers game.