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.
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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