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The largest gallery in the Science Museum of London was opened by Queen Elisabeth II at the end of October.

Hermann Hollerith

Herman Hollerith, the American inventor with German family background, renowned as the developer of the punched-card evaluating machine, died of a heart attack at the age of 69 in Washington on 17 November 1929, eighty-five years ago.

After computer science had been included in the school curriculum in the UK last month, the National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) announced that young people interested in computers were invited to attend weekend programming sessions

The early computer network called ARPANET, which is considered to be the progenitor of the internet of our days, was developed for DARPA

Representing Apple Computer, John Sculley, who fired Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates from Microsoft signed a licence agreement on 22 November 1985.

Ubuntu’s first edition was released on 20 October 2004. The project aimed to release a new Ubuntu edition every sixth month, which would result in a system that is frequently updated.

The first edition of Netscape was released twenty years ago, on 13 October 1994...

Apple’s engineers were faced with a big challange when developing the original iPhone since they had to work almost “blindfolded” on the software that was to revolutionise smart phones.

The Computer Conservation Society (CCS), the safekeeper of British traditions in computer history and a key institution in the preservation of several museum piece

British engineers voted the Bombe, the computer of the Second World War, to be the “favourite artefact” ever, and thus it won the Engineering Award.

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