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Homebrew Computer Club reunion lights up Silicon Valley

Thirty-eight years after the famous club had its first meetings, spawning Apple and many other companies, many of its members got together to share stories of the beginnings of the PC era.

By 12 November 2013


PC greats come out for Homebrew Computer Club reunion (pictures)

Nearly 100 original members of the famous club came out the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., to toast 38 years of membership and the huge achievements of its members.

12 Images By 12 November 2013


Homebrew Computer Club turns to Kickstarter for reunion

On November 11, surviving club members who helped spawn the personal computer revolution will reunite to celebrate their legacy.

By 14 October 2013


Crowd gathers for Homebrew Computer Club's 30th

Veterans of the PC-pioneering Homebrew Computer Club gather to remember old times at the Vintage Computer Festival. Photos: PC pioneers

By 6 November 2005


Revisiting 'Pirates of Silicon Valley', the original Steve Jobs movie

This 1999 TV movie about the rivalry between Apple and Microsoft starred Noah Wyle as Jobs and Anthony Michael Hall as a calculating Bill Gates. Does it hold up today?

By 17 October 2015


How a geeky club sparked Apple's first computer and gave Woz a 'Eureka' moment

A 1975 meeting in a Silicon Valley garage inspired the young, shy Steve Wozniak to build the Apple I -- and ignite a legacy.

By 8 September 2015


Biometric app downloads set to soar in next four years, study shows

More consumers will rely on fingerprint sensing and facial scanning apps in coming years, Juniper Research predicts.

By 21 January 2015


Hacker claims you can steal fingerprints with only a camera

Previous attempts to copy fingerprints required specialized tools and the fingerprint itself.

By 30 December 2014


Apple pioneer Bill Fernandez on Google Glass, Oculus Rift and the look of the future

In his time at Apple, Bill Fernandez helped develop technologies that have shaped modern computing. He also has a keen perspective on what's next.

By 9 December 2014


Lost Andy Warhol works recovered from Amiga floppy disks

Way back in 1985, famous pop artist Andy Warhol created a set of digital paintings using a Commodore Amiga computer. Those fascinating files have now been recovered.

By 25 April 2014