Today in Apple history: A phone call sows the seeds of OS X

November 25, 1996: A midlevel manager at NeXT contacts Apple about the possibility of Cupertino licensing NeXT’s OpenStep operating system. Garrett L. Rice’s communication with Ellen Hancock, Apple’s chief technology officer, is the first formal step in a long process. It ultimately leads to Apple buying NeXT, the creation of OS X, and Steve Jobs […]
(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
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Author: Luke Dormehl