‘Father of Android’ Andy Rubin is Back with Surveillance Startup — The Information

Andy Rubin is planning his next act.

The former Google executive, who received a $90 million severance package following a misconduct allegation, sparking widespread protests among staff in 2018, has a new startup focused on “surveillance services” for homes, according to public records. The downtown Palo Alto, Calif.-based company, Simple Things, develops security monitoring software involving hardware, sensors, cameras, and motion detectors, the records show.