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 Reorganizes
    7:08
  2. 2.
    January 30, 2004: Gateway Acquires eMachines
    8:08
  3. 3.
    January 29, 2014: Google Sells Motorola Mobility
    7:22
  4. 4.
    January 28, 1984: Tim McVey Day
    8:19
  5. 5.
    January 27, 2006: Western Union discontinued Telegram and Commercial Messaging services
    6:31
  6. 6.
    January 26, 2006: Grand Theft Auto Lawsuit: Hot Coffee
    7:13
  7. 7.
    January 25, 1881: The Oriental Telephone Company
    5:53
  8. 8.
    January 24, 1948: IBM Dedicated Poppa in New York City
    10:00
  1. 9.
    January 23, 1896: The First Public X-Rays
    6:11
  2. 10.
    January 22, 1998: Microsoft and US Department of Justice
    7:14
  3. 11.
    January 21, 1981: The First Delorean DMC-12
    6:28
  4. 12.
    January 20, 1885: the Gravity Pleasure Switchback Railway Patent
    6:48
  5. 13.
    January 19, 1983: Apple Lisa is Introduced
    5:17
  6. 14.
    January 18, 1983: The Franklin Ace 1200 PC
    7:19
  7. 15.
    January 17, 2012: Jerry Yang Resignes from Yahoo!
    5:47
  8. 16.
    January 16, 1956: Semi-Automatic Ground Environment – SAGE Disclosed to Public
    8:49
  9. 17.
    January 15, 1990: The AT&T Reboot
    8:39
  10. 18.
    January 14, 1973: Live Via Satellite – Elvis Presley!
    4:58
  11. 19.
    January 13, 2000: Steve Ballmer Takes the Microsoft Reins
    5:39
  12. 20.
    January 12, 1966: Batman on ABC
    5:40
  13. 21.
    January 11, 2001: Podcasting is Technically Created
    7:19
  14. 22.
    January 10, 1996: TI-83 Graphing Calculator
    8:00
  15. 23.
    January 9, 2001: Mac OSX, iTunes Media Platform Announced
    6:10
  16. 24.
    January 8, 1940: Bell Labs Complex Computer
    7:17
  17. 25.
    January 7, 1943: Nikola Tesla Passed Away
    9:05
  18. 26.
    January 6, 2001: Microsoft XBox Unveiled
    8:40
  19. 27.
    January 5, 1984: GNU Project Founded
    8:26
  20. 28.
    January 4, 1904: Thomas Edison Electrocutes an Elephant
    9:43
  21. 29.
    January 3, 1977: Apple Computer Corporation is Incorporated
    7:07
  22. 30.
    January 2, 1975: Bill Gates and Paul Allen BASIC for MITS
    4:22
  23. 31.
    December 31: Technology Roundup
    11:44
  24. 32.
    December 30, 2008: Does Facebook Allow Breastfeeding?
    3:45
  25. 33.
    December 29, 2004: Commodore Acquired
    4:18
  26. 34.
    December 28, 1995: 200 Sites Blocked by Compuserve
    3:45
  27. 35.
    December 27, 2001: HotJobs Acquired by Yahoo
    5:25
  28. 36.
    December 26, 2007: Apple Hits $200 a share
    3:45
  29. 37.
    December 25, 1998: Official Y2K Compliance
    5:41
  30. 38.
    December 24: Watch out for Werewolves
    4:25
  31. 39.
    December 23, 2008: Santa Claus via Google Earth
    4:01
  32. 40.
    December 22, 1845: the First Euphonium
    5:42
  33. 41.
    December 21, 2000: Child Internet Protection Act into Law
    4:46
  34. 42.
    December 20, 1996: Apple Buys NeXT
    7:18
  35. 43.
    December 19, 1974: Do it Yourself Altair Kit
    6:40
  36. 44.
    December 18, 1926: Photon is Coined
    3:58
  37. 45.
    December 17, 1989: First Simpsons Episode
    5:24
  38. 46.
    December 16, 1994: Large Hadron Collider Approved
    9:19
  39. 47.
    December 15, 1983: AltaVista Launches
    6:48
  40. 48.
    December 14, 1994: W3C Held First Meeting
    7:19
  41. 49.
    December 13, 1982: Atari 1200XL
    6:56
  42. 50.
    December 12: Apple Initial Public Offering
    8:10

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