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‘Father of Android’ Andy Rubin Joins Lineup for October’s Code/Mobile

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Back in 2002, Rubin launched the the Sidekick, one of the first devices to merge threaded messaging, e-mail and the full Web into a phone. Then, of course, he built a little startup called Android, which was bought in 2005 by Google and under Rubin’s continued leadership became the biggest smartphone operating system in the world.

With the smartphone now ubiquitous and mobile heading in new directions, we are thrilled to have Rubin joining us on stage at Code/Mobile. This year, we’ll be asking what comes next, now that we all have the smartphones he helped pioneer. For instance, we’ve noticed that technology that debuted in the smartphone is expanding into lots of places, including cars and wearables.

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