Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 15th Nov 2011 22:32 UTC
Intel You may not realise it, but today one of the most important pieces of technology celebrates its 40th birthday. In November 15, 1971, a company called Intel released its Intel 4004 processor - the first single-chip microprocessor, and one of the most important milestones in computer history.
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The headline is of course wrong
by JoeBuck on Wed 16th Nov 2011 00:35 UTC
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Before the 4004, CPUs required more than one chip, but the term was used going back to the 1950s.

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