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100 Years Of IBM: 25 Historic Milestones

IBM this week celebrates 100 years of innovation and business optimization. From punch cards to the S/360, from tabulators to teraflops, from CEO Watson to supercomputer Watson, IBM has a unique history. Take a visual tour back through the decades.
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Making PCs Safe For The Blue-Suit Set
Apple produced the first highly successful, mass-produced personal computer in 1977, but it took the IBM PC, introduced in 1981, to convince many straight-laced, business-minded types that PCs weren't play toys. Ranging from $1,600 to $4,500, IBM's PC line started at 16K and expanded to 256K.

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