Computer History - 2013

Year Event
2013 Aaron Swartz passes away January 11, 2013 (Age: 26)
2013 Andreas Raab passes away January 14, 2013 (Age: 45)
2013 Petro Vlahos passes away February 10, 2013 (Age: 96)
2013 Erik Cassel passes away February 11, 2013 (Age: 46)
2013 Microsoft announces in February that it will be moving away from Hotmail brand and begin moving over 300 million users to the new Outlook.com e-mail service.
2013 Sony officially announces the PlayStation 4, a replacement for the PS3 gaming console on February 20, 2013.
2013 On March 15, 2013 Microsoft discontinued Messenger in favor of Skype.
2013 Fuduntu is discontinued in April 2013.
2013 Mike Culbert passes away April 19, 2013 (Age: 47)
2013 Yahoo! announces it will purchase Tumblr for $1.1Billion May 20th, 2013.
2013 Microsoft unveils the Xbox One on May 21, 2013, a new gaming console to replace the Xbox 360.
2013 Google announces it will purchase Waze, a popular mobile social map application for $1.1Billion on June 11, 2013.
2013 ALEXOS acquires ITIL in July of 2013.
2013 Douglas Engelbart passes away July 2, 2013 (Age: 88)
2013 On July 6, 2013 Microsoft announced that they are shutting down MSN TV and will be officially closing the service September 30, 2013.
2013 IDG announces on July 10, 2013 that the August edition of PC World magazine will be the last print edition of the magazine.
2013 The Furusawa group at the University of Tokyo succeeds in demonstrating complete quantum teleportation of photonic quantum bits on September 11, 2013, bringing quantum computer even closer to reality.
2013 The trojan virus Cryptolocker is discovered in September of 2013.
2013 Apple introduces iOS7 on September 18, 2013.
2013 Microsoft releases Windows 8.1 on October 18, 2013.
2013 William Lowe passes away October 19, 2013 (Age: 72)
2013 On November 7, 2013 over 150 million records appear online from Adobe hack.
2013 Sony releases the PS4 November 15, 2013.

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