On September 7, 1981, The first large parallel processing computer, ILLIAC IV, ends its nearly decade-long life at the University of Illinois. In 1966, the Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency contracted the University of Illinois to build the ILLIAC IV, which did not operate until 1972 at NASA’s Ames Research Center.
September 25: IBM Announces “Micro Channel Architecture”
On September 25, 1987, IBM announced plans to build Micro Channel Architecture, a new system for transporting information…
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September 21: Galileo Completes Jupiter Mission
On September 21, 2003, NASA spacecraft Galileo is sent into the atmosphere of the giant planet. NASA decided…
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September 13: Osborne Declares Bankruptcy
The Osborne Computer Corporation declares bankruptcy only two years after producing the first portable computer, the Osborne I.
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