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Andy Rubin, the father of Android, has reportedly cancelled his next big smartphone and might sell the company after raising $300 million (GOOG, AAPL)





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  • Essential — the startup founded by Android creator Andy Rubin — plans to sell itself, according to a new Bloomberg report.
  • The hardware company released its first product, the Essential Phone, last year. But plans have now been scrapped to release a second device.
  • Essential has raised $300 million to date and has been valued at around $1 billion.

Essential — the hardware startup founded by Android creator Andy Rubin — has canceled its next smartphone and is now looking to sell itself, according to a report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman and Alex Barinka.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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