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Google's Chip Development Head Snapped Up By Facebook

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google's Head of Chip Development, Shahriar Rabii, has seemingly moved to Facebook. This was first reported on by Bloomberg although Rabii's own LinkedIn page has been updated to reflect the change of employer. As a result, Rabii will be taking up the role of Vice President and Head of Silicon at Facebook , following the almost four year stint as Google's Senior Director of Engineering , which itself followed on almost three more years as a Director of Engineerin g at Google.
This is a notable move as Rabii is largely understood to have been an integral part of Google's custom chip...
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Google loses head of Pixel Visual Core, Titan, and other chip development to Facebook

Google loses head of Pixel Visual Core, Titan, and other chip development to Facebook

4 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

As Google doubles downs on consumer hardware with the Pixel and Home, in-house chip development becomes increasingly important in order to own the entire stack and create an optimized experience. Those efforts might've taken a blow recently as Facebook poached an important Googler working on chips.
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