Category Archives: On This Day In History

Internet Explorer gravestone goes viral in South Korea

SEOUL, June 17 (Reuters) – For Jung Ki-young, a South Korean software engineer, Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) decision to retire its Internet Explorer web browser marked the end of a quarter-century love-hate relationship with the technology. To commemorate its demise, he … Continue reading

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The End Of iPod: Apple Suddenly Announces Surprise Cancellation Of iPod Touch

May 10th 2022. Apple has today announced that the days of the iPod are over. There’s only one iPod available to buy these days, and that’s the iPod touch. It means that this last iPod will only be available “while … Continue reading

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On this day in history January 6th.

1838 Samuel Morse unveils the telegraph, revolutionizing communication On January 6, 1838, Samuel Morse’s telegraph system is demonstrated for the first time at the Speedwell Iron Works in Morristown, New Jersey. The telegraph, a device which used electric impulses to … Continue reading

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The Microprocessor Is 50: Celebrating the Intel 4004

On November 15, 1971, Intel publicly debuted the first commercial single-chip microprocessor, the Intel 4004, with an advertisement in Electronic News. Fifty years later, here’s a look at its legacy—and how the 4004 stacks up against a modern Intel powerhouse. Continue reading

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On This Day In History, 2001 Windows XP

On This Day in History. October 25th, 2001: Windows XP, one of the most popular and widely used versions ofthe Microsoft Windows operating system, was released for retail sale.<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_XP&gt;

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Did You Know?

Did You Know? Thomas Edison proposed to his second wife via Morse Code (he’d previously taught her how to communicate using it so that they could talk secretly in the presence of her family).

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In This Day In History – 1838 – Morse demonstrates telegraph

Okay, so I am a day late with this item. But this would be of interest to Ham Radio Operators, around the world. From http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/morse-demonstrates-telegraph On This Day In History, January 6th, 1838. On this day in 1838, Samuel Morse’s … Continue reading

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