–May 2007–




May of 2007 was about Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Facebook. Apple’s Steve Jobs and Microsoft’s Bill Gates made a rare appearance together on the same stage as part of the D Conference. Their chat with Walt Mosberg and Kara Swisher was interesting to say the least, and the conversation included the mentioning of those Mac vs. PC commercials where Jobs said that the point of them was for Mac and PC’s to like each other. Riiiiight… Have you concluded that all of those commercials have been about Mac’s and PC’s liking each other? I haven’t. Microsoft came up with a way to poke back at Apple like Apple has done with the “Get a Mac” campaign by putting a big bin in the Zune Headquarters building with a sign that said “iPod Amnesty Bin – Bite me!” Oh, and not to forget Facebook, this was the month that they launched Facebook Platform which they called the “Internet’s Social Operating System.”

Jobs and Gates together again…

Facebook

–June 2007–

I think it’s safe to say the June 2007 will be known as the month of the iPhone. It launched on June 29th, so the whole month was all about iPhone hype! While the iPhone managed to hog the spotlight, Google managed to steal it away momentarily on three different occasions when they made three acquisitions.

Month of the iPhone…

Google Acquisitions…