Today in Tech History – – August 22, 2018

1932 – The BBC began public television broadcasts.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/1146543.stm

1955 – The first computer user group, SHARE was founded by users of IBM’s Model 704 computer. The first meeting was held in the basement conference room of the RAND Corporation.

http://amhistory.si.edu/archives/AC0567.htm

2007 – The Storm botnet sent out a record 57 million virus-infected emails. It failed to take down the Internet.

https://web.archive.org/web/20090803175547/http://www.fastcompany.com/blog/clay-dillow/culture-buffet/fast-history-storm-botnet-sends-57-million-emails-one-day-2007

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