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Google exec says Android acquisition its "best deal ever"

Google gives Android a big hug - calls it the best acquisition ever

By Anthony Garreffa on Oct 27, 2010 08:30 pm CDT - 0 mins, 35 secs reading time

Well - even I didn't know this until now - Android was not a Google creation. Google bought the company back in 2005 (for an undisclosed amount - which is estimated to be around $50 million) - and as we all know, it has turned out very well for them.

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Just how good, is the question - where Google's vice president or corporate development, David Lawee told attendees at the Stanford Accell Symposium this week that the acquisition of Android was Google's "best deal ever." He went into greater detail saying he did have initial skepticism about the deal and recalls saying "I hope this guy does saying" after seeing Andy Rubin around the building for two years.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

NEWS SOURCE:engadget.com

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