Google Carves an Android Path Through Open-Source World
May 23, 2008, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
"Google didn't invent open-source programming or pioneer the
mobile-phone software market, but when it comes to its Android
project, don't accuse Google of playing follow the leader.
"Although the company has long used open-source software within
its internal operations, Android is Google's highest-profile
attempt so far to use the collaborative programming method to
change how computing is done outside the company's walls..."