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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Inaccurate title
by Narishma on Wed 16th Nov 2011 01:38 UTC
Narishma
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2005-07-06

Make that the first single-chip commercial CPU.

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RE: Inaccurate title
by tylerdurden on Wed 16th Nov 2011 04:13 in reply to "Inaccurate title"
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2009-03-17

It's the first microprocessor, the 4004 is technically part of a chipset that made the actual CPU.

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