Essential Products Inc., the consumer electronics startup run by Android creator Andy Rubin, is putting most projects aside to focus on development of a new kind of phone that will try to mimic the user and automatically respond to messages on their behalf, according to people familiar with the plans.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-10/android-creator-is-said-to-build-ai-phone-that-texts-for-you