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I love history. That is why I started Day in Technology History podcast. It's a Daily rundown of events in science, tech and geek news. Find out what was released, in a chronological order. This Podcast is produced 7 days a week, 365 days a year. www.dayintechhistory.com

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I love history. That is why I started Day in Technology History podcast. It's a Daily rundown of events in science, tech and geek news. Find out what was released, in a chronological order. This Podcast is produced 7 days a week, 365 days a year. www.dayintechhistory.com

    January 31, 1984: Apple Reorganizes

    January 31, 1984: Apple Reorganizes

    1984 – Apple announced they would split up the Cupertino based company into three divisions – Apple II (handling all Apple III computers as well), the Apple 32 division (Lisa, and new Macintosh line of computers) and Accessory Products (Printers, keyboards, etc). Delbert Yocam led the Apple II group which Steve Jobs would take care of […]

    • 7 min
    January 30, 2004: Gateway Acquires eMachines

    January 30, 2004: Gateway Acquires eMachines

    Gateway computer makes a bold move and purchases rival eMachines for 50 million shares of Gateway common stock and $30 million in cash. eMachines was a company founded by Lap Shun Hui along with South Korean companies Korea Data Systems, and TriGem. Their strategy was to put a PC in every house starting at $399. […]

    • 8 min
    January 29, 2014: Google Sells Motorola Mobility

    January 29, 2014: Google Sells Motorola Mobility

    Google owned Motorola Mobility for only 2 years before deciding to sell it off. They chose to sell to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. A major change in the $12.5 billion acquisition they made in 2011. But of course that was after Google striped the company down a little and sold items like their cable modem […]

    • 7 min
    January 28, 1984: Tim McVey Day

    January 28, 1984: Tim McVey Day

    1984 – One billion points on one quarter. That was the reason for Tim McVey Day. At the Twin Galaxies arcade back on January 17th, Tim scored 1,000,042,270 points on one quarter to the game “Nibbler” – a hybrid Pac-Man and Centipede game. McVey got his name in Computer Games Magazine for it, and so he […]

    • 8 min
    January 27, 2006: Western Union discontinued Telegram and Commercial Messaging services

    January 27, 2006: Western Union discontinued Telegram and Commercial Messaging services

    2006– Founded in 1851, Western Union was responsible for getting the important messages from point A to B. Whether through telegram or commercial messaging, Western Union was synonymous with the service. But on January 27, 2006, that all ended. As Western Union wrote: “Effective 2006-01-27, Western Union will discontinue all Telegram and Commercial Messaging services. […]

    • 6 min
    January 26, 2006: Grand Theft Auto Lawsuit: Hot Coffee

    January 26, 2006: Grand Theft Auto Lawsuit: Hot Coffee

    2006 – Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas was a game that changed perception of the industry. The grit and cruelty of the GTA franchise has not only brought controversy, its also brought the fans. One bit of controversy was the “Hot Coffee” minigame within GTA. Hot Coffee was a euphemism for sex. In the minigame, the […]

    • 7 min

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