Today in Tech History – Aug. 23, 2014

20140404-073853.jpgIn 1852 – The first time signals were transmitted by telegraph from the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.

In 1966 – Lunar Orbiter 1 took the first photograph of Earth from orbit around the Moon.

In 1993 – Nintendo agreed to use Silicon Graphics Inc. technology in a video game player it was developing.

In 2012 – Microsoft unveiled a new logo for the first time in 25 years, opting for simple squares of color and block type with an overlapping ‘f’ and ‘t’.

In 2013 – Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced he would retire within the next 12 months.


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