Google Makes Hardware a Second-Class Citizen, Several Devices Now in Doubt

Google is reportedly making a series of changes in its hardware division that puts the future of a number of devices in doubt, according to a report today.

BI writes that Google has started an ample restructuring process in the Create division, which is responsible for creating laptops and tablets like the Pixelbook and the Pixel Slate.

By the looks of things, Google could also ditch plans for certain projects, according to the aforementioned source citing people familiar with the matter, as the company requested employees in the hardware group to temporarily seek new roles in other divisions or Alphabet companies.

Interestingly, Google doesn’t seem to consider this to be a permanent change, which appears to suggest that at some point in the future the … (read more)

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