• Tuesday25th September 1928

    Motorola

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    Motorola, Inc. was a multinational telecommunications company based in Schaumburg, Illinois. After having lost $4.3 billion from 2007 to 2009, the company was divided into two independent public companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions on January 4, 2011. Motorola Solutions is genera... see all details



  • Sunday19th August 1923

    Edgar Frank

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    Edgar Frank "Ted" Codd (August 19, 1923 – April 18, 2003) was an English computer scientist who, while working for IBM, invented the relational model for database management, the theoretical basis for relational databases. He made other valuable contributions to computer science, but the ... see all details



  • Tuesday15th July 1919

    RCA

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    RCA Corporation, founded as the Radio Corporation of America, was an American electronics company in existence from 1919 to 1986.The RCA trademark is used by Sony Music Entertainment and Technicolor, which licenses the name to other companies such as Audiovox and TCL Corporation for products descend... see all details



  • Wednesday1st January 1919

    Tandy Corporation (RadioShack)

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    The Tandy Corporation was a family-owned leather goods company based in Fort Worth, Texas. Tandy was founded in 1919 as a leather supply store, and acquired RadioShack in 1963. The Tandy name was dropped in May 2000, when RadioShack Corporation was made the official name. Tandy began in 1919 wh... see all details



  • Monday1st January 1917

    Magnavox

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    Magnavox (Latin for "great voice") is a US electronics company founded by Edwin Pridham and Peter L. Jensen, who invented the moving-coil loudspeaker in 1915 at their lab in Napa, California. They formed Magnavox in 1917 in order to market their inventions. Magnavox is also known for creating the Od... see all details



  • Monday1st January 1912

    Heath Company

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    The Heath Company was originally founded as an aircraft company in 1912 by Edward Bayard Heath with the purchase of Bates Aeroplane Co, soon renamed to the E.B. Heath Aerial Vehicle Co. Starting in 1926 it sold a light aircraft, the Heath Parasol, in kit form. Heath died during a 1931 test flight.Th... see all details



  • Friday16th June 1911

    IBM (International Business Machines Corporation)

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    International Business Machines Corporation, or IBM, is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in ar... see all details



  • Thursday15th June 1911

    IBM founded

    events_image The company was founded in 1911 as the Computing Tabulating Recording Company (CTR) through a merger of three companies: the Tabulating Machine Company, the International Time Recording Company, and the Computing Scale Company



  • Sunday9th December 1906

    Grace Hopper

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    Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States Navy Rear Admiral. A pioneer in the field, she was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, and developed the first compiler for a computer programming language. She concept... see all details



  • Thursday9th June 1898

    Alcatel

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    Alcatel-Lucent (French pronunciation: [alkatɛl lysɛnt]) is a French global mobile phone manufacturer and telecommunications equipment company, headquartered in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France. The company focuses on fixed, mobile, and converged networking hardware, IP technologies, softwar... see all details



  • Friday9th July 1875

    Toshiba

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    Toshiba Corporation is a Japanese multinational engineering and electronics conglomerate corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Its products and services include information technology and communications equipment and systems, electronic components and materials, power systems, industrial and so... see all details