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April 7, 2008: ATOM Processor Launched

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April 7, 2008: Intel ATOM Processor Launches

2008- Intel launches their newest processor: the ATOM processor. It’s codename was Silverthorne. It is a ATOM Z single processor using the 45 nm die processes (the processor was smaller than a penny). The ATOM processor would run at 800 MHZ with a 512 L2 cache and 533 Front side bus. The most current ATOM processor is the S1220, S1240 and S1260 for servers (released December 2012). ATOM processors can run 32 bit and 64 bit hardware and software.

Wikazine – Full show notes for April 7

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  • Sun lays off Scalable System Group Workforce
  • AOL VoIP launches
  • Publication of the RFC 1
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March 20, 2005: Yahoo Acquires Photo Site Flickr

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March 20, 2005: Yahoo! purchases Flickr

2005- Yahoo acquires Ludicorp and the popular photo sharing site Flickr. No details were released on this purchase. On Yahoo’s blog they outline that Flickr will continue to run as-is, while Yahoo Photos will incorporate some of the ideals into it’s site. The biggest issue from the deal was that Ludicorp was based in Vancouver, therefore when the data transfered to Yahoo servers the week of June 25th, it became subject to US federal law.

Wikazine – Full show notes for March 20

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  • Google Chome adds RSS support
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August 17, 2006: Dell goes AMD

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Dell announced in 2006 they will begin putting AMD processors into Dimension desktops and later in the year Dell AMD servers will be available. On that same day, they announced that after an internal investigation into its accounting practices Dell would restate and reduce earnings from 2003 through Q1 2007.  A total amount of between $50 million and $150 million was deducted – 2 cents to 7 cents per share.

Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for August 17

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  • The first CD is made
  • FBI search a SD “Forensic Tech Solutions” that had gained access to some government computers.
  • US rules on Grokster for Peer to Peer and accountability
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June 17: Firefox 3 – 24 Hour Guinness Record

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June 17, 2008: Firefox Guinness World Record Download Day

2008 – Mozilla takes a new marketing step as they announce they want to break the Guinness world records for downloads in a 24 hour period of release. A grand idea, however, it was slightly hampered by the fact that the servers didn’t come up at 10 AM. The bug was fixed and they got the record of 7 million downloads. It was expected to be around 10 million if the bugs did not creep up, for some downloaded 3.0 from other sites.

Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for June 17

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  • Linus Torvolds announces he will leave Transmetta to work for the Open Source Development Labs
  • Flickr co-founders leave the company
  • Compaq announces the Armada line of computers
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