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Ray Tomlinson

Ray Tomlinson, Who Put the @ into Email, Dies

Tributes have been paid to computer programming pioneer Ray Tomlinson, who died at the weekend. Mr Tomlinson, who was 74, is widely credited with inventing email, while he was working on ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet, in 1971. He is said to have said to a colleague, when showing him his invention: “Don’t tell anyone! This isn’t what we’re supposed […]

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