Google is reportedly cancelling Pixelbook and dissolved the team in charge
Google will no longer developing Pixelbook Laptop.
According to the report from The Verge, it states that Google has cancelled the new Pixelbook laptop and dissolved the team responsible for building it in order to cut costs. They said that the project's termination was part of Google's recent cost-cutting decisions, and Pixelbook project members have been reassigned to other departments though this information has not been confirmed or disputed by the company.
The Pixelbook was rumored to be released on 2023, but it was reportedly about the device was far along in development. For the past few months ago, Google hardware chief Rick Osterloh said that they are doing Pixelbook in the future, but sadly it does not goes as planned by Google.
Besides, Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google had once made a statement about he intends to slow down hiring and cut some projects across the company. "In some cases, that means consolidating where investments overlap and streamlining processes," he wrote in a July memo. "In other cases, that means pausing development and re-deploying resources to higher priority areas.". Therefore, cancelling the development of new Pixelbook laptop could be the company's effort to save costs.