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|Born||Santa Barbara, California, United States|
|Other names||"Saurik" (Internet nickname)|
|Alma mater||College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara|
|Occupation||Software engineer, entrepreneur|
Jay Freeman (also known as "saurik") is an American businessman and software developer. He is known for creating the Cydia application suite.
Freeman studied Computer Science and graduated from the College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, where he then studied for a PhD.[unreliable source?] He is a member of the iPhone Dev Team development community (for the iPhone OS).[unreliable source?]
On 10 September 2010, Freeman announced that his company Saurik IT LLC had acquired Rock Your Phone, Inc. (known for their Rock App) to make Cydia the largest application suite for the iOS platform for distributing third-party apps.[unreliable source?]
Jay has created many Cydia tweaks and packages which include Apple File Conduit 2, Cycorder, Cycript, Cydia Substrate, Cyueue, Five Icon Dock, OpenSSH and WinterBoard.
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- "Saurik". saurik.com. February 2008. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
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