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Day in Tech History – Day in Tech History

By Jeffrey Powers

The Day in Technology History is a podcast detailing what happened in Tech. This is a daily podcast, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We look at stories of the Information Age, dates of artifacts, creation of Silicon Valley and the history of companies like Microsoft, IBM, Apple, Commodore, Facebook, Twitter and more. It’s a Computer museum in a podcast.

  1. 1.
    January 31, 1984: Apple Reorganizes01/31/2020
    7:08
  2. 2.
    January 30, 2004: Gateway Acquires eMachines01/30/2020
    8:08
  3. 3.
    January 29, 2014: Google Sells Motorola Mobility01/29/2020
    7:22
  4. 4.
    January 28, 1984: Tim McVey Day01/28/2020
    8:19
  5. 5.
    January 27, 2006: Western Union discontinued Telegram and Commercial Messaging services01/27/2020
    6:31
  6. 6.
    January 26, 2006: Grand Theft Auto Lawsuit: Hot Coffee01/26/2020
    7:13
  7. 7.
    January 25, 1881: The Oriental Telephone Company01/25/2020
    5:53
  8. 8.
    January 24, 1948: IBM Dedicated Poppa in New York City01/24/2020
    10:00
  1. 9.
    January 23, 1896: The First Public X-Rays01/23/2020
    6:11
  2. 10.
    January 22, 1998: Microsoft and US Department of Justice01/22/2020
    7:14
  3. 11.
    January 21, 1981: The First Delorean DMC-1201/21/2020
    6:28
  4. 12.
    January 20, 1885: the Gravity Pleasure Switchback Railway Patent01/20/2020
    6:48
  5. 13.
    January 19, 1983: Apple Lisa is Introduced01/19/2020
    5:17
  6. 14.
    January 18, 1983: The Franklin Ace 1200 PC01/18/2020
    7:19
  7. 15.
    January 17, 2012: Jerry Yang Resignes from Yahoo!01/17/2020
    5:47
  8. 16.
    January 16, 1956: Semi-Automatic Ground Environment – SAGE Disclosed to Public01/16/2020
    8:49
  9. 17.
    January 15, 1990: The AT&T Reboot01/15/2020
    8:39
  10. 18.
    January 14, 1973: Live Via Satellite – Elvis Presley!01/14/2020
    4:58
  11. 19.
    January 13, 2000: Steve Ballmer Takes the Microsoft Reins01/13/2020
    5:39
  12. 20.
    January 12, 1966: Batman on ABC01/12/2020
    5:40
  13. 21.
    January 11, 2001: Podcasting is Technically Created01/11/2020
    7:19
  14. 22.
    January 10, 1996: TI-83 Graphing Calculator01/10/2020
    8:00
  15. 23.
    January 9, 2001: Mac OSX, iTunes Media Platform Announced01/09/2020
    6:10
  16. 24.
    January 8, 1940: Bell Labs Complex Computer01/08/2020
    7:17
  17. 25.
    January 7, 1943: Nikola Tesla Passed Away01/07/2020
    9:05
  18. 26.
    January 6, 2001: Microsoft XBox Unveiled01/06/2020
    8:40
  19. 27.
    January 5, 1984: GNU Project Founded01/05/2020
    8:26
  20. 28.
    January 4, 1904: Thomas Edison Electrocutes an Elephant01/04/2020
    9:43
  21. 29.
    January 3, 1977: Apple Computer Corporation is Incorporated01/03/2020
    7:07
  22. 30.
    January 2, 1975: Bill Gates and Paul Allen BASIC for MITS01/02/2020
    4:22
  23. 31.
    December 31: Technology Roundup12/31/2019
    11:44
  24. 32.
    December 30, 2008: Does Facebook Allow Breastfeeding?12/30/2019
    3:45
  25. 33.
    December 29, 2004: Commodore Acquired12/29/2019
    4:18
  26. 34.
    December 28, 1995: 200 Sites Blocked by Compuserve12/28/2019
    3:45
  27. 35.
    December 27, 2001: HotJobs Acquired by Yahoo12/27/2019
    5:25
  28. 36.
    December 26, 2007: Apple Hits $200 a share12/26/2019
    3:45
  29. 37.
    December 25, 1998: Official Y2K Compliance12/25/2019
    5:41
  30. 38.
    December 24: Watch out for Werewolves12/24/2019
    4:25
  31. 39.
    December 23, 2008: Santa Claus via Google Earth12/23/2019
    4:01
  32. 40.
    December 22, 1845: the First Euphonium12/22/2019
    5:42
  33. 41.
    December 21, 2000: Child Internet Protection Act into Law12/21/2019
    4:46
  34. 42.
    December 20, 1996: Apple Buys NeXT12/20/2019
    7:18
  35. 43.
    December 19, 1974: Do it Yourself Altair Kit12/19/2019
    6:40
  36. 44.
    December 18, 1926: Photon is Coined12/18/2019
    3:58
  37. 45.
    December 17, 1989: First Simpsons Episode12/17/2019
    5:24
  38. 46.
    December 16, 1994: Large Hadron Collider Approved12/16/2019
    9:19
  39. 47.
    December 15, 1983: AltaVista Launches12/15/2019
    6:48
  40. 48.
    December 14, 1994: W3C Held First Meeting12/14/2019
    7:19
  41. 49.
    December 13, 1982: Atari 1200XL12/13/2019
    6:56
  42. 50.
    December 12: Apple Initial Public Offering12/12/2019
    8:10
  43. 51.
    December 11, 1967: The Concorde Supersonic Airliner12/11/2019
    6:33
  44. 52.
    December 10, 1993: DOOM Released Unofficially12/10/2019
    7:19
  45. 53.
    December 9, 2002: Jon Lech Johansen (DVD Jon) Trial12/09/2019
    5:17
  46. 54.
    December 8, 2004: IBM sells PC Division to Lenovo12/08/2019
    7:27
  47. 55.
    December 7, 1978: Microsoft Staff Picture12/07/2019
    8:21
  48. 56.
    December 6th, 1768: Encyclopedia Britannica Published12/06/2019
    9:05
  49. 57.
    December 5, 1965: First Computer Science Degree: Richard Wexelblat12/05/2019
    6:05
  50. 58.
    December 4, 1985: Cray X-MP/48 Supercomputer12/04/2019
    4:45
  51. 59.
    December 2, 1991: Apple Quicktime12/03/2019
    5:20
  52. 60.
    December 3, 1981: Disbanding of IBM Data Processing Division12/03/2019
    5:52

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