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Byte

Unit of digital information in computing and telecommunications that most commonly consists of eight bits add

Category: Technology (10)

Launched in 1960.

Countries: U.S. (50%), (50%)

Linked to: Computer History Museum, Rand Corporation, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.

 

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1960

In the early 1960s, AT&T introduced digital telephony first on long-distance trunk lines add something


1963

These sets were expanded in 1963 to 7 bits of coding, called the American Standard Code for Information Interchange as the Federal Information Processing Standard which replaced the incompatible teleprinter codes in use by different branches of the U.S. government add something


1970

The development of 8-bit microprocessors in the 1970s popularized this storage size add something


1973

I exposed this 9-bit byte to the press in 1973 add something


1977

But I am sure that "byte" is coming of age in 1977 with its 21st birthday add something