Words from Nerds #93: CES Review

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Nerd News:

  • CES 2011
  • Verizon set to announce the iPhone on Tuesday. All signs point to it going on sale Feb 3rd as Apple employees have been told not to take vacation for the 4 days beginning that Thursday (the day Verizon usually releases new phones).
  • Mac App Store launched. It works.

Nerd History:

  • follow up item from last week: you awake?
  • Jan 15, 1889 – The Coca-Cola Company, then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company, is originally incorporated in Atlanta.
  • Jan 12, 1932 – Hattie W. Caraway becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate.
  • Jan 12, 1967 – Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with intent of future resuscitation.
  • Jan 10, 1990 – Time Warner is formed from the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc.
  • Jan 09, 2001 – iTunes v1.0