Today in Tech History – August 31, 2016

Today in Tech History logo1897 – Thomas Edison received a patent for the kinetographic camera, the forerunner of the motion picture film projector.

1994 – Stockholders approved the merger of Aldus Corp. and Adobe Systems Inc. It united the two driving forces behind desktop publishing software. Aldus Pagemaker became Adobe Pagemaker.

1997 – The developer release of Apple’s new OS, code name Grail1Z4 / Titan1U was released. It was known formally as Rhapsody and would evolve into OS X.

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