Computer History - 1987
- Major computer events in 1987
- Other computer events in 1987
- New computer products and services introduced in 1987
- Internet domains that came online in 1987
- Computer companies founded in 1987
- Computer company events in 1987
- Computer related movies and TV shows released in 1987
- Computer pioneer deaths in 1987
Major computer events in 1987
Other computer events in 1987
Robert Noyce is awarded the National Medal of Technology.
IBM sends clone manufacturers letters demanding retroactive licensing fees.
The first SXSW festival is held in March.
The first ARM processor computer, the Acorn Archimedes is released.
Microsoft Shares hits $100 per share.
The first e-mail from China is sent to its connection in Germany September 20, 1987.
On November 22, 1987 a Chicago PBS affiliate WTTW-11 TV broadcast gets hacked by a person wearing a Max Headroom mask.
The Oberon System multitasking operating system is released.
New computer products and services introduced in 1987
The ISO 9000 set of standards is first introduced.
Dolby AC-1 is introduced.
The Mac SE is introduced at $2,900.
MS-DOS 3.3 was released April, 1987.
Microsoft introduces Windows 2.0 in December 9, 1987.
Internet domains that came online in 1987
The domain apple.com comes online February 19, 1987.
The domain cisco.com comes online May 14, 1987.
Computer companies founded in 1987
RealTek is founded October 1987.
A4Tech is founded.
ALi is founded.
Apogee is founded, Apogee is well known for its computer games as well as the company who first released a 'Shareware' game.
Brodxent is founded.
CMD Technology is founded.
CNetUSA is founded.
Elitegroup Computer Systems is established.
Kingston is founded.
Konexx is founded.
Mecer is founded.
Oak Technology is founded.
SiS is founded.
Sonic Solutions is founded.
VIA Technologies is founded.
Computer company events in 1987
Computer related movies and TV shows released in 1987
Star Trek: The Next Generation TV show premiers for the first time.
Computer pioneer deaths in 1987
Russel Ohl passes away in March of 1987 (Age: 89)
Walter Brattain passes away October 13, 1987 (Age: 85)