Motorola’s Project Ara team being integrated with Google’s Android team

Motorola’s Project Ara team being integrated with Google’s Android team

The Internet is buzzing about Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility and you may be wondering what is going to happen to Motorola’s Project Ara.

We have great news for you…. the Googlely project will remain with Google. It seems that the about $3 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility to Lenovo does not include the Advanced Technology and Projects group led by former DARPA director Regina Dugan, whose biggest project is the Project Ara modular phone.

According to The Verge, sources familiar with the matter said that the team of just under 100 people will be moving from their current offices in Sunnyvale to Google’s Mountain View office where they will be integrated with Google’s Android team. There Dugan will report to Android/Chrome OS chief Sundar Pichai, while maintaining “a more independent role.”

Anyone think that Project Ara could potentially become a Nexus some day? Thoughts?

via The Verge

About author

You might also like

News and Rumors

Official Facebook App Hits Android Market

All you Facebook users will be pleased to learn that the official Facebook application for Android has arrived.  Head to the Android Market now to grab the free client.  We’ve

News and Rumors

NAMCO BANDAI releases Pac-Man + Tournaments

NAMCO BANDAI recently released a brand new Pac-Man game for all you retro lovers out there.  Called PAC-MAN +Tournaments, it’s a free game with all sorts of wonderful old school

News and Rumors

HTC Acquires One & Co. to Help Design Handsets

San Francisco-based One & Co. has been purchased by G1 makers HTC.  If you’ve never heard of the name One & Co., perhaps you know their work.  The HTC Touch


Leave a Reply