Lexikon's History of Computing

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Apple Computer



Bell Labs

Bletchley Park (UK)

Bolt, Beranek and Newman ("BBN")

Burroughs Adding Machine Company

Commodore Business Machines

Compaq Computer Corporation
See also Hewlett-Packard below.

Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR)

Control Data Corporation (CDC)

Cray Research Company

Data General

HP and Compaq merged their companies in May of 2002.
The following links provide information regarding this historic merger.

HP Letter to Customers
HP - Compaq Merger Summary
HP-Compaq Merger Facts

Honeywell Chronology

IBM: Brief Chronology

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Lanier Worldwide, Inc.

Microsoft Corporation

MITS (Altair)

Prehistory of UNISYS

Sillicon Valley

Toshiba America


Xerox PARC

Zenith Data Systems (Heath-Zenith)


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