Today in Tech History – – June 30, 2018

1945 – The first draft of a Report on the EDVAC was published. It discussed the advantages of using just one large internal memory, in which instructions as well as data could be held.

https://www.wiley.com/legacy/wileychi/wang_archi/supp/appendix_a.pdf

1948 – Bell Labs introduced the point-contact transistor demonstrated by its inventors, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain at a press conference in Murray Hill, NJ.

http://www.computerhistory.org/semiconductor/timeline/1947-invention.html

1948 – The FCC authorization of recording devices in connection with interstate or foreign telephone service went into effect. Users of the service had to be given adequate notice including a tone warning signal at regular intervals.

https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-308668A1.pdf

2015 – Apple launched Apple Music, a streaming service for $10 a month along with radio station Beats One.

http://www.cnet.com/news/apple-music-launches-taking-on-spotify/

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