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Happy Birthday To The Barcode: 60 Years Of Scanning History
2012-10-08 07:43:03

Barcodes have been the mainstay of the consumer world for close to 40 years, first used on a food product in 1974...

2011-03-03 14:56:00

ARMONK, N.Y., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inventors Hall of Fame today announced it will induct retired IBMer (NYSE: IBM) Norman Joseph Woodland for his contribution to the invention of the Universal Product Code (UPC).


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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