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March 14, 1994: Apple Power Macintosh

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Jeffrey Powers

Madison, WI

Description: For the Tech History Geek in all of us

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March 14, 1994: Apple Power Macintosh

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1994 - Apple computer released a new line of MacIntosh computers in the Power Macintosh 6100. With a 60-66 MHz PowerPC 601 RISC processor - the first time Apple used this processor line - up to 32 MB of RAM, and options such as a composite and S-Video input/output, along with full 48 kHz 16-bit D...

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March 13, 2013: Zuckerberg Calls President Obama

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2014 - Mark Zuckerberg told the press he called President Barak Obama to bring his concerns to the table. The Facebook post talked about trust on the Internet, keeping it a shared space and how we should work together to create a secure environment...

March 12, 1998: V-Chip Becomes Mandatory

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1998 -  The FCC announced they have come to a finalization on the video programming rating system and have fulfilled all requirements for the proposed "V-Chip". Along with NAB, NCTA and MPAA, the chip will follow the TV Parental Guidelines and each program will be rated as follows:...

March 11, 2007: The Move of Daylight Savings Time

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2007 - The Energy Policy Act of 2005 ammended Daylight savings time 3 weeks . The theory was to move clocks forward 1 hour 3 weeks earlier than usual and Fall back in the first week of November (instead of last week in October). From a previous study, it was concluded this change would save ho...

March 10, 2002: Sony Clié Announced

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2003 - The Sony Clié PEG-NR70 and PEG-NR70V handheld computers were released. These were 66 MHz PDA units running the Motorola Dragonball SuperVZ processor with a 16-bit color screen and running Palm OS 4.1.



The devices would go on sale on April 13, 2002 for $600...

March 9, 2008: The Zuckerberg, Lacy Incident

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2008 - SXSW Interactive keynote, Mark Zuckerberg was being interviewed by journalist Sarah Lacy. There was a lot of anticipation for the event, but things went south quickly (no pun intended). During the interview, Lacy starts talking about these books Zuckerberg writes into but never formally as...

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