1932 – The BBC began public television broadcasts.
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.
2007 – The Storm botnet sent out a record 57 million virus-infected emails. It failed to take down the Internet.
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