1970s

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1970s

In Technology: The Minicomputer
In Business: Rise of the Multinational

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1971

Marcian E. Hoff and others at Intel announce the first microprocessor, the Intel 4004 Computer engineer Ray Tomlinson sends the first e-mail

1972

Lloyd's Bank in the U.K. introduces the first online ATM

1974

The first product with a bar code is scanned at a checkout counter

Bill Gates and Paul Allen found Microsoft

1975

First inter-industry EDI standard is released

1976

Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Computer, introduce Apple II

Robert Metcalfe of Xerox introduces the Ethernet concept to the National Computer Conference

1977

Larry Ellison and others start System Develop Laboratories, later known as Oracle Corp.

1978

Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston release VisiCalc, the first spreadsheet

1979

The Source and CompuServe Information Services go online

 

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