WSJ: Android's VP of engineering is now overseeing Chrome as nicely
The Wall Road Journal has simply reported that Hiroshi Lockheimer, Google’s present VP of engineering for Android, is now additionally in control of the Chrome engineering staff. Based on the paper’s inner sources, the shift is a part of an effort to unify the 2 divergent working techniques. Seeing as the corporate is already engaged on bringing Android apps to Chromebooks, that does not appear too farfetched. Moreover, the WSJ notes that co-founder Sergey Brin has beforehand talked about that the 2 OSes will possible converge over time. As a part of this administration shift, Linus Upson, the earlier VP of engineering for Chrome, has reportedly left that position. The publication provides that Lockheimer will particularly be in control of working system issues, and never the Chrome browser, Chromecast or Chromebook hardware.