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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM

IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries. The company originated in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording .... On April 7, 1964, IBM announced the first computer system family, the IBM ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_laptops

The history of laptops describes the efforts in the 1970 s and 1980 s to build small , portable ... It was based on an Intel 8085 processor, 8-bit, clocked at 2 MHz. ... The computer company was a failure and did not last for very long. .... Possibly the first commercial IBM-compatible laptop was the Kaypro 2000, introduced in 1985 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_IBM

International Business Machines, or IBM, nicknamed "Big Blue", is a multinational computer technology and IT consulting corporation headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States. The company is one of the few information technology companies with a continuous history dating ..... In 1920, the company introduced the first complete school time control ...

www.adp.com/about-adp/history.aspx

One day, 21-year-old Henry Taub visited a company where a key employee ... In 1954, Frank left Prudential and became Automatic Payrolls' first full-time salesman. ... of outsourcing business services, a common practice in today's world, did not exist. ... In 1961, ADP leased its first computer, an IBM 1401, to handle payroll ...

www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/exhibits/asia/Singapore_ch1.html

IBM Archives: Exhibits: IBM in Italia: Singapore chronology. ... IBM has three employees who are responsible for electric typewriters and time equipment. ... electric punched card accounting machine -- is installed at the Lee Rubber Company. ... The first IBM computer in Singapore -- an IBM 1401 data processing system -- is ...

www.sap.com/corporate/en/company/history.html

1972 - 1980; 1981 - 1990; 1991 - 2000; 2001 - 2010; 2011 - Present ... Building on the dream of “real-time” computing: Software that processes data when ... Five former IBM employees start a company they call SAP Systemanalyse und ... SAP demonstrates its flexibility for the first time, converting its RF system from the DOS  ...

hbr.org/1991/07/the-computerless-computer-company

By the year 2000, the most successful computer companies will be those that buy computers ... For most of its history, the industry has been constrained by the limited .... Giant manufacturers like IBM, Compaq, and Toshiba devote roughly $5 ... First, it would authorize other companies to build personal computers based on  ...

www.vodien.com/blog/education/chronology-computer-history.php

Dec 11, 2014 ... 1855: The first practical mechanical computer is based on work by ... 1946: Eckert and Mauchly start the first real-time computer called .... 1983: Upon introducing its first computer to the market in January, Compaq sales reach $111M. ... 1988: IBM , DEC, HP, Apollo, and other major computer companies ...

www.thocp.net/timeline/1981.htm

Aug 7, 2007 ... Later in the year the company is renamed into Microsoft Corporation. ... IBM introduced its first desktop computer, the Datamaster. ... 12th of August, IBM showed its IBM 5150 PC (personal computer) that is based on the 4.77 MHz 8 bit ... Again Xerox was far ahead of its time, but the consumer did not want a ...