At the start of August, 2014, the first images teasing the first smartwatch from HP, in collaboration with Michael Bastian, surfaced ahead of an official announcement. Now, more than a month later, the wearable is official.
At its third quarter earning call, Amazon revealed that the Fire Phone was going to cost it $170 million in write-down charges. Now, in an interview with Fortune, Amazon’s Senior Vice President of Devices David Limp has accepted that the company messed up the phone’s pricing, which has played a key role in its failure.
Andy Rubin, one of the co-founders of Android, is leaving Google. Early in 2013, Andy had handed over the reigns of the Android division in Google to Sundar Pichai to focus on robots and other projects of Google X.