Here is something I just learned today, Android was not originally a Google project. It was apparently made by a different company that Google acquired in a deal which was estimated around 50 Million dollars in cash, which compared to the value of Android today is a great deal. Well this all took place in 2005 and with Android now being one of the most profitable and greatest successes for Google, their VP say the Android deal was the "best deal ever." Now this makes total sense because I mean almost all the latest and greatest devices run on Android and with that comes a growth for almost all Google services, most notable Gmail.
While this makes me feel bad for the company that sold Android to Google, I am quite happy it happened. I am very sure Android would never have reached these heights without Google’s direct involvement. Android have might just be like any other Mobile OS that comes out these days… Pointless.
What do you think of that? Do you think Android would have been this big without Google? Let us know below
News Via: Engadget