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Recent Event Highlights: first cellular network in America, First Cellular phone network, Apple I home computer invented, First nationwide programming, The computer floppy disc, The microprocessor invented, and 11 more...
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on Oct 24, 2010
Last updated: 10/25/10 at 01:01 AM
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American government releases control of internet and WWW is born - making communication at lightspeed.
Cellular telephones in cars become wide-spread.
CD-ROMs in computers.
Apple Macintosh released.
IBM PC AT released.
Time magazines names the computer as "Man of the Year."
First cellular phone network started in the United States.
IBM PC first sold.
First laptop computers sold to public.
Computer mouse becomes regular part of computer.
Sony Walkman invented.
First cellular phone communication network started in Japan..
Apple I home computer invented.
First nationwide programming - via satellite and implemented by Ted Turner.
HBO invents pay-TV service for cable.
The computer floppy disc invented.
The microprocessor invented - considered a computer on a chip.
ARPANET - the first Internet started.
Xerox invents the Telecopier - the first successful fax machine.
Zip codes invented in the United States.
Chester Carlson invents the photocopier or Xerox machine.
Integrated Circuit invented - enabling the further miniaturization of electronic devices and computers.
Computers are first sold commercially.