Android creator Andy Rubin’s firm acquires Indian-origin startup CloudMagic

Andy Rubin. Photo: Bloomberg

Android creator Andy Rubin’s consumer electronics startup Essential Products has acquired Indian-origin email startup CloudMagic, less than three months after the founder of the startup had said its flagship email app Newton Mail was shutting down. Mint spoke to two people aware of the transaction, but could not immediately ascertain the terms of the deal. An Essential Products spokeswoman confirmed the CloudMagic acquisition, but declined to share further details.

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