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2015: Apple releases the Apple Watch. Microsoft releases Windows 10.
The iPhone brings many computer functions to the smartphone.
Google releases the Chromebook, a laptop that runs the Google Chrome OS.
The first 64-bit processor, AMD's Athlon 64, becomes available to the consumer market.
English mathematician Charles Babbage conceives of a steam-driven calculating machine that would be able to compute tables of numbers.
Alan Turing presents the notion of a universal machine, later called the Turing machine, capable of computing anything that is computable. The central concept of the modern computer was based on his ideas.
Hewlett-Packard is founded by David Packard and Bill Hewlett in a Palo Alto, California, garage
The first IBM personal computer, code-named "Acorn," is introduced. It uses Microsoft's MS-DOS operating system.
Apple's Lisa is the first personal computer with a GUI.
Facebook gains 1 billion users on October 4
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