First hard disk drive was introduced by Seagate in 1979, which could hold 5 M.B. of data.
"The Dirty Dozen” is the name of 12 engineers who designed IBM PC.
HP (Hewlett Packard) was started at a garage in Palo Alto in 1939
QWERTY keyboard sequence is 129 years old
Maximum numbers of transistors on a chip are on nVidia GeFore 6800 Ultra, which contains 222 million of them
The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute
The first computer company to register for a domain name was digital equipment corporation.
First ever microprocessor by Intel was “4004”.
- Replying more than 100 times to the same piece of spam e-mail will overwhelm the sender's system and interfere with their ability to send any more spam.
- Bill Gates dropped out of college (Harvard) before founding Microsoft.
- It took 13 years for television to reach 50 million users- it took the Internet less than 4 years.
- The Internet is the third-most used advertising medium in the world, closely catching up with traditional local newspapers and Yellow Pages.
- · Researchers consider that the first search engine was Archie, created in 1990 by Alan Emtage, a student at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.