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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer

A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out an arbitrary set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. The ability of computers to follow generalized sequences of operations, called programs, enable them to perform a wide range of tasks. Such computers are used as control systems for a very wide variety of .... Early digital computers were electromechanical; electric switches drove ...

www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm

Jun 16, 2017 ... The ENIAC was invented by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the ... About 44,000 Programma 101 computers were sold, each with a ...

www.history.com/topics/inventions/invention-of-the-pc

Invention of the PC: The Computer Age. The earliest electronic computers were not “personal” in any way: They were enormous and hugely expensive, and they  ...

www.computerhistory.org/timeline/computers

The ABC was at the center of a patent dispute related to the invention of the .... While many early digital computers were based on similar designs, such as the ...

lowendmac.com/2014/personal-computer-history-the-first-25-years

Apr 26, 2014 ... The first personal computers, introduced in 1975, came as kits: The MITS ... and Adventure, the first text adventure for microcomputers, were ...

www.softschools.com/timelines/computer_history_timeline/20

1955, Bank computers. The first bank computers were invented. They used MICR' or magnetic ink character recognition'to read checks. 1958, The computer chip

www.livescience.com/20718-computer-history.html

Sep 8, 2015 ... The history of computers starts with industrial and governmental ... John Bardeen and Walter Brattain of Bell Laboratories invent the transistor.

techland.time.com/2011/11/10/who-really-invented-the-computer

Nov 10, 2011 ... If someone up and asked you "who invented the computer," how would you respond? ... Computers ... The problem: Where the Difference Engine's plans were complete, the Analytical Engine's were a work-in-progress.

www.engineersgarage.com/invention-stories/computer-history

Difference and analytical engines were too mechanical and their weight was in tons. The first generation that lasted from 1940 to 1956 gave computers in the ...