Today in computer history: April 2nd

Below are technology and computer-related events that happened on April 2nd of every year during the evolution of computers. April 2nd is the 93th day of 2024, which is a leap year. There are 273 days left in the year from this day.

Harry Mccracken pictureApril 2, 1964
60 years ago

Harry Mccracken was born, a technology writer and editor.

Brian Tong pictureApril 2, 1979
45 years ago

Brian Tong was born, the former host and senior editor for CNET TV's the Apple Byte, Prizefight, Tap That App & How-To's.

ComputerApril 2, 2001
23 years ago

The open HyperTransport standard was introduced with plans on replacing the computer FSB.

BankruptApril 2, 2004
20 years ago

PC Maker Gateway closes all its retail stores.

AppleApril 2, 2007
17 years ago

Apple announces it will begin selling DRM-Free songs.

GoogleApril 2, 2019
5 years ago

Google shut down its Google+ service.

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