1984 – Michael Dell launches his new business of IBM compatible PC’s from his dorm in Austin, TX. The idea was to sell a philosophy over a product. The philosophy was to sell direct to customize to the shopper. Of course, Dell’s award winning service throughout the years has shown this to be a good plan. Happy Anniversary, Dell!
This Day in Tech History podcast show notes for November 4
- Firefox captures 20% market share
- Compaq announces the 12 lb portable
- UNIVAC I predicts Dwight D. Eisenhower as president