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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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IBM Bows Type 405 Alphabetic Accounting Machine
Introduced in 1934, the electro-mechanical IBM Type 405 Alphabetic Accounting Machine could prepare complete, printed reports compiling both alpha and numeric information from punch cards. Accounting machines were IBM's flagship products from the mid 1930s into the mid 1950s.

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