Today in computer history: October 3

The 276th day of 2022. There are 89 days left in the year from this day.

Bernard Galler pictureOctober 3, 1928
94 years ago

Bernard Galler was born, an American mathematician and computer scientist who worked in developing large-scale operating systems and computer languages. Died September 4, 2006 (Age: 78).

GameOctober 3, 1989
33 years ago

The SimCity game was released by Maxis.

John Barlow pictureOctober 3, 1947
75 years ago

John Barlow was born, an American poet, essayist, and founding member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Died February 7, 2018 (Age: 70).

CompanyOctober 3, 2002
20 years ago

PayPal was acquired by eBay.

CompanyOctober 3, 2016
6 years ago

Avast announced it had acquired a majority stake in AVG and would start operating as a single company.

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