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2011-06-16 11:50:00

IBM had its 100-year birthday on today with a market capitalization of $197 billion as the world's 14th most valuable technology company. IBM dates its birth to the June 16, 1911 merger of three firms:  the Tabulating Machine Co, the International Time Recording Co. and the Computer Scale Co. of America. Thomas Watson Sr. is the man credited with building IBM into a powerhouse and he joined the new company, Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. (CTR) in 1914 and renamed it International...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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