Today in computer history: June 11

The 162th day of 2021. There are 203 days left in the year from this day.

Nicholas Metropolis pictureJune 11, 1915
106 years ago

Nicholas Metropolis was born, a Greek American physicist and one of the scientists during the Manhattan Project. Died October 17, 1999 (Age: 84).

MicrosoftJune 11, 1980
41 years ago

Steve Ballmer joins Microsoft and became Microsoft's 30th employee.

GameJune 11, 2001
20 years ago

The game Anarchy Online from Funcom goes gold.

GoogleJune 11, 2001
20 years ago

Google introduced Google Earth.

CompanyJune 11, 2005
16 years ago

FingerWorks declared that it had gone out of business.

GoogleJune 11, 2013
8 years ago

Google announced it would purchase Waze, a popular social map application for $1.1 billion.

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