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The first microprocessor was the Intel 4004, released November 15, 1971, and was designed by Federico Faggin and Ted Hoff of Intel, and Masatoshi Shima of Busicom.

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A microprocessor is a computer processor which incorporates the functions of a computer's .... The first microprocessors emerged in the early 1970s, and were used for electronic calculators, using binary-coded .... from a legal dispute between Cyrix and Intel, with TI as inventor and owner of the microprocessor patent.

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May 4, 2011 ... 40 years after Intel patented the first microprocessor, BBC News talks to one of the key employees who made that world changing innovation ...

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the history of the most important invention of the 20th century: the transistor. ... That first chip was called the 4004. ... Knowledge Context: The Microprocessor

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first microprocessor intel 4004 Intel was founded on July 18, 1968 by Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andrew Grove. At the time the trio had a very specific  ...

spectrum.ieee.org/tech-history/silicon-revolution/the-surprising-story-of-the-first-microprocessors

Aug 30, 2016 ... What opened the door for the first microprocessors, then, was the application of ... Intel's engineers believed that its large size made the TI chip ...

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Who actually invented the single-chip microprocessor? ... Ted Hoff was probably the first to recognize that Intel's new silicon-gated MOS technology might make ...

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Dec 16, 2014 ... The Intel 4004 is considered the first microprocessor?in other words, the first ... Together, they created the first general purpose microprocessor, ...

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Aug 23, 2005 ... Fascinating facts about the invention of the Microprocessor by Ted Hoff in ... When it first started in the mid-sixties, Intel produced electronic ...

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While it wasn't the first microprocessor — or even the second – the 8008 (which ... Federico Faggin inventor of microprocessor was a very famous scientist and ...