Android co-creator’s startup sued over connector technology

Android co-creator's startup sued over connector technology

Android co-creator’s startup sued over connector technology

(Reuters) – Two of the best-known names in the smartphone hardware business are squaring off in court over new technology that allows phones to connect to devices like cameras without wires or metal connectors.Privately owned Keyssa Inc, backed by iPod co-creator Tony Fadell is suing Essential Products Inc, a smartphone startup founded by Andy Rubin, the co-creator of the Android mobile phone operating system, accusing it of theft of trade secrets in a lawsuit filed on Monday in U.S. federal court in San Francisco.Essential said it had not yet been officially served the lawsuit and could not comment.

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