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Computer History Museum Honors First Microprocessor Intel’s 4004

Intel 4004

Today, a team of engineers will be recognized at the Computer History Museum for designing the first microprocessor in 1971, a 4-bit parallel CPU with 2,300 transistors. That project, from an infant Intel [3 years old], was a huge achievement and one can honestly say “it changed the world.” The Intel 4004 was the first general purpose microprocessor that could be customized with software to perform different functions on different devices. The 4004 started a new era in both hardware AND software, along with a never ending quest of silicon integration that continues to this day. The small team to be honored include: Continue Reading

GetUSB.info on Twitter

GetUSB on Twitter

Read an interesting article on social media and how it can impact your business, blog, or audience through social media websites like FaceBook and Twitter.  Granted, these terms are nothing new, and today we announce the addition of another network for GetUSB, Twitter. The article which inspired me to sign up was from Chris Brogan and if you are looking for 50 reasons, or just one, on why to get onto Twitter – give it a read. So now you can receive the GetUSB article title each day on Twitter, and if the topic tickles your fancy, click through and read the rest.  There is plenty of good content we churn out day after day, so please follow us. Thanks & Cheers, Gmo Editor in Chief GetUSB.info Continue Reading

Is Register.com About To Die

The Register.com website has been down far to long [over 3 hours].  I’ve got customers from California, to New York to Israel who don’t have a site running – anyone know what is going on? Is this another story of a big boy falling in these uncertain times or we just talking about some serious technical support issues?

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GetUSB.info On Facebook

getusb facebook

GetUSB.info now has a page on Facebook. Become a fan and you’ll get bennies.  First off, you can get our daily articles streamed to your Facebook page [if you have one].  Second, you may comment on the bits of technology news we through out each day.  Lets us know if you like it, hate it, or it’s just BS. By choice, GetUSB.info has keep our comments Off for years.  To much spam.  To many link baiters.  However, with GetUSB.info on Facebook everything changes.  It gives you the ability to post notes on articles and let your voice be heard.  Finally. If you subscribed to our RSS feed, or get our our news in your email InBox, please click the link [or picture] and become a Facebook Fan. Kindest Regards, Gmo – GetUSB.info Editor Continue Reading

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