Today in computer history: October 16

The 289th day of 2021. There are 76 days left in the year from this day.

Michael Muuss pictureOctober 16, 1958
63 years ago

Michael Muuss was born, author of the freeware network tool ping which has been implemented on a large number of operating systems. Died November 20, 2000 (Age: 42).

CodeOctober 16, 1995
26 years ago

The first recorded use of the term Spyware was used in a Usenet post poking fun of Windows 95 source code.

AppleOctober 16, 2014
7 years ago

Apple released the Yosemite version of OS X.

MicrosoftOctober 16, 2018
3 years ago

Microsoft released the Surface Pro 6.

Apple, Freeware, Microsoft, Network, Number, 95, Operating system, OS X, Ping, Source, Source code, Spyware, Surface, Surface Pro, Usenet, Windows, Yosemite

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