Sep 8, 2016

How The US Military Invented The iPhone

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Steve Jobs didn’t create that — US Military did.

Just about all of the underlying technology in the iPhone can be traced back to military research projects.

For those anxiously awaiting the release of Apple’s iPhone 7, they might be interested to know that the software company isn’t entirely responsible for the underlying technology behind their newest smartphone. Or for that matter, the technology behind many of their products, from iPhones, to iPads, and iPods.

Many of the breakthroughs behind Apple’s iconic suite of handheld smart devices are actually due to Department of Defense research, according to an article by Rana Foroohar in Time Magazine on the findings of economist Mariana Mazzucato.

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