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TechSpot Celebrates 30 Years of the PC

TechSpot Celebrates 30 Years of the PC

Earlier this month the original IBM PC model 5150 celebrated its 30th anniversary. Many years have passed and plenty of milestones were met along the way, from the first PC clones in 1982, to the Internet revolution in the 90s and the so-called post-PC devices hitting the market today.

We didn't want to let the occasion go by without paying our respects to the legacy that the 5150 brought. Here are some of the most important developments in the industry over the last 30+ years.

IBM to build the biggest data drive ever

IBM to build the biggest data drive ever

IBM is in the process of building the largest data repository ever constructed, with a combined storage capacity of 120 petabytes. The facility is being developed at the company’s Almaden, California research center.
Google purchases 1,029 patents from IBM

Google purchases 1,029 patents from IBM

Google confirmed on Friday that it purchased just over a thousand IBM patents earlier in July. It has been reported that most of the patents appear related to search. Particularly within Silicon Valley, patents not only serve to protect ideas,…