Steve Kondik, Cyanogen of CyanogenMod fame, joins Samsung Mobile

There's more big news in the Android world tonight. Steve Kondik, otherwise known as Cyanogen of the popular CyanogenMod ROM, has joined Samsung Mobile as a Software Engineer.

According to his Facebook account, Kondik will use his position at Samsung to make "Android more awesome." And he also confirmed CyanogenMod will not disappear, it'll become a side project. [Facebook via Gadget University and Phandroid]