Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution

Based on this excerpt published in The Atlantic yesterday, Fred Vogelstein’s new book about Google, Apple, and the smartphone revolution is looking pretty good. From the excerpt:

On the day Jobs announced the iPhone, the director of the Android team, Andy Rubin, was six hundred miles away in Las Vegas, on his way to a meeting with one of the myriad handset makers and carriers that descend on the city for the Consumer Electronics Show. He reacted exactly as DeSalvo predicted. Rubin was so astonished by what Jobs was unveiling that, on his way to a meeting, he had his driver pull over so that he could finish watching the webcast.

“Holy crap,” he said to one of his colleagues in the car. “I guess we’re not going to ship that phone.”

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Justin Fleming

My name is Justin and I am an IT analyst living in North Carolina. I enjoy using and talking about technology in all of its forms.

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