Today in Tech History – August 31, 2017

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

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/aug31.html

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.

http://www.nytimes.com/1994/09/01/business/company-news-adobe-and-aldus-stockholders-approve-merger.html

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.

http://www.rhapsodyos.org/misc/rhap_timeline/Rhapsody_Timeline_1.html

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