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IEEE SCV Milestones 2013 Progress Report

IEEE SCV Milestones Chair Dick Ahrons reported that three of nine proposed milestones have been approved by the IEEE History Committee.  They are: Ampex (Magnetic Storage pioneer in Redwood City, CA), CP/M (one of the first operating systems used by microprocessors and PCs; Gary Kildall of Digital Research, Pacific Grove, CA), and Shockley Labs (the birthplace of Silicon Valley).

Other milestones in progress include:  SUN SPARC micro, Intel 386 micro, Intel 4004 micro, Apple Mac/I/II PCs

Each of the completed milestone recipients will get a placque which will be placed in an agreed upon location.

IEEE SV Tech History committee will post upcoming announcements of Milestone events (as they occur) on this website.

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