Thursday, 11 August 2011

Microsoft rhapsodizes over the 30th birthday of the IBM PC

It's a moment of nostalgia for Microsoft, as this week marks the 30th birthday of the IBM PC.

Sure, other personal computers came before the IBM 5150, but that, to Microsoft at least, isnt important: [T]he introduction of the IBM PC was a defining moment for our industry. [...] Once IBM entered the market with a system running the Microsoft Disk Operating System, MS-DOS, our industry really began to realize [its] dream.�


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