Android’s Model of Open Innovation

Android’s Model of Open Innovation

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

We released the Android operating system in 2007.  A free and open-source operating system, supported by numerous hardware partners, the model was unlike any other that had come before it.  The first device didn’t foretell Android’s future success.  It was described as “quirky” …. having “a kind of charming, retro-future look; like a gadget in a 1970’s sci-fi movie set in the year 2038.”  But we (and the thousands of other companies working on Android devices and apps) kept at it.

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