"Andy [Rubin] is more like Steve Jobs in his leadership style — top down . Sundar [Pichai] is...

|By:, SA News Editor

"Andy [Rubin] is more like Steve Jobs in his leadership style — top down ... Sundar [Pichai] is more of a collaborative and low key leader, but very effective," says former Google (GOOG) exec Keval Desai about the company's Android leadership change. Given whom Rubin is compared to, that's not a ringing endorsement of the move. Meanwhile, former Google Reader chief Brian Shih thinks Google might be killing off the product to focus on Google+; he notes the Reader team had already been directed to other projects 3 times. "The Reader team actually understood social."