Update: PCWorld reports that, according to a Google spokesperson, the Project Ara sales pilot project for Puerto Rico is no longer going to happen. The spokesperson offered no other details.
Original story: Project Ara, which is Google's effort to create a smartphone using quickly changed modular parts, is looking like it has hit a snag. The project's official Twitter feed has posted a series of messages indicating a delay in the launch of its sales pilot project in Puerto Rico, which was supposed to happen by the end of 2015.
The messages state that while Project Ara has not been cancelled, there is definitely a change of plans for its release:
More updates coming your way next week. Stay with us. #ProjectAra— Project Ara (@ProjectAra) August 13, 2015
It's possible the delay has something to do with Google's plan to reorganize itself under the new Alphabet parent company, Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division, which Project Ara is a part of, will be a separate subsidiary company of Alphabet after the changes are made.
Source: Project Ara (Twitter)