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Industry Moves: Telegraph Takes Android Evangelist To Lead Mobile Engineering

imageTelegraph Media Group is hiring Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Android developer advocate Mike Jennings away to lead its mobile engineering team – one of two appointments as the news publisher beefs up its wireless commitment. Canadian-born Jennings had been with Google since 2006, first as a software engineer, then traveling around Europe to help developers understand the new platform, including giving Android its first demo on European turf.

He will work for Maani Safa, who, after setting up Telegraph Labs, is also being promoted to head of mobile. The paper now has a mobile web version and launched an Android app in October.

Here’s Jennings doing his stuff…

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