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Essential Has Laid Off 30 Percent of Its Staff

1 month ago   |   By ExtremeTech

Essential's website currently claims about 120 employees, so a 30 percent cut would mean 36 fewer employees with around 84 remaining.
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Andy Rubin's Essential Is Forced To Cut 30 Percent Of Its Workforce

Andy Rubin's Essential Is Forced To Cut 30 Percent Of Its Workforce

1 month ago   |   By Know your mobile

Damien McFerran 18/10/2018 - 9:30am
"We are very sorry for the impact on our colleagues"
Andy Rubin is arguably one of the most important figures in the history of the smartphone industry; along with Rich Miner, Nick Sears, and Chris White he founded Android Inc. in 2003 and in doing so established the foundations of what is now the most popular mobile OS on the face of the planet.
However, in 2014 he parted ways with Google - which purchased Android Inc. in 2005 - to establish Essential Products, a company which intended to shake up the mobile space with cutting-edge handsets. The first...
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