Computer History - 2013
Major computer events in 2013
Other computer events in 2013
Facebook introduces Graph Search in January 2013 as it offers some users early beta access to the service. Graph Search is later released to everyone and allows people to use natuarl language in the Facebook search.
Fuduntu is discontinued in April 2013.
Google announces it will purchase Waze, a popular mobile social map application for $1.1Billion on June 11, 2013.
IDG announces on July 10, 2013 that the August edition of PC World magazine will be the last print edition of the magazine.
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.
The trojan virus Cryptolocker is discovered in September of 2013.
On November 7, 2013 over 150 million records appear online from Adobe hack.
New computer products and services introduced in 2013
Sony releases the PS4 November 15, 2013.
Microsoft releases the Xbox One November 22, 2013.
Computer company events in 2013
ALEXOS acquires ITIL in July of 2013.
Computer pioneer deaths in 2013
Aaron Swartz passes away January 11, 2013 (Age: 26)
Andreas Raab passes away January 14, 2013 (Age: 45)
Petro Vlahos passes away February 10, 2013 (Age: 96)
Erik Cassel passes away February 11, 2013 (Age: 46)
Mike Culbert passes away April 19, 2013 (Age: 47)
Douglas Engelbart passes away July 2, 2013 (Age: 88)
William Lowe passes away October 19, 2013 (Age: 72)