Andy Rubin’s Essential has reportedly raised $300 million

Hype hasn’t been an issue for Andy Rubin’s new hardware startup, Essential. Speculation has been circling the Android founder’s next move since he unceremoniously parted...

Essential’s road to mainstream success is a ten-year play

When Andy Rubin returns to smartphones after a few years in the wilderness, the tech press is going to take notice. Sites will speculate endlessly...

Crunch Report | Getting Down to the Essentials

Uber fires its head of autonomous driving, Anthony Levandowski, Essential releases its new phone and Echo competitor and Intel’s Core X gets extra extreme. All this on Crunch Report. Read...

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Inside Andy Rubin’s futuristic Playground hardware incubator

 With titanium 3D printers, electrostatic charge tables, and a giant slide, Playground Global lives up to it’s a name. Here we take you on a tour of Android operating system...

Deep-linking startup Branch raised $60 million from Andy Rubin’s Playground Ventures

Branch, a startup making tools to enable developers to provide links between websites and apps, has raised a $60 million Series C round of funding from...

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Coolpad Mega 3 Review: Buy it only if you use 3...

Coolpad has tasted success in India with most of its budget offerings. In fact, all of its smartphones fall in the sub-Rs 10,000...

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