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Tech History Today October 21, 1949: Dr. An Wang patents Magnetic Ferrite Core Memory Dr. An Wang filed a patent for magnetic core memory using ferrite on this day in 1949. It later came to be entitled as “pulse transfer controlling devices.” ...
Tech History Today October 20, 1975: Atari launches its first cockpit cabinet game 'Hi-Way' Atari filed for a patent on the sit down 'cockpit' arcade cabinet game 'Hi-Way' on this day in 1975. Hi-Way was a first-person driving game in which you...
October 19, 1973: ENIAC computer got its named legally changed to Atanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC) Today in 1973, a US Federal Judge signed his decision following a lengthy court trial which declared the  ENIAC Computer patent invalid and belatedly credited physicist John...
Tech History Today October 18 It seems like the Great Scientist Thomas Alva Edison had some fortune attached to this date, October 18. The date is responsible for a number of significant events related to the Edison's life. 1878: Edison Brings Electricity...
Tech History Today October 17, 1985: Intel releases 80386DX processor Intel, on this day in 1985, released its 80386DX processor (commonly known as i386DX or just 386DX). The 275,000 transistor chip was a big jump from the 20 MHz 286. It contained...
Tech History Today October 16, 1923: Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio It was 90 years ago when brothers Walt and Roy Disney started what is known as the Walt Disney Company today. They started it as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio. The animator Walt...
Tech History Today October 15, 1985: IBM launches Token Ring network IBM announced, with co-developer Texas Instruments, the Token Ring network along with its PC Network software on this day in 1985. Token ring local area network (LAN) technology is a communications...
Tech History Today October 14, 2011 : Google announces shutdown of "Google Buzz" Google, on this day in 2011, officially announced the shutdown of its social media tool "Google Buzz", giving a hint towards the entry of Google+ and this marked the...
Tech History Today October 13, 1884: Greenwich gets adopted as the Prime Meridian Today in 1884, Geographers and astronomers adopted Greenwich as the Prime Meridian, making it the International standard for zero degrees longitude. As the United Kingdom grew into an advanced maritime...
Tech History Today October 12, 1988: Steve Jobs introduces NeXT Computer Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, California. Steve Jobs shows off - to introduce the NeXT Computer at an event titled as "NeXT Introduction". The event took place on...