The next generation of Apple computers was already under way in 1979 when a visit to Xerox PARC changed Steve Jobs -- and Apple -- forever.
Founder of the lab that created the modern PC, the graphic user interface, and other innovations, Goldman passed away Tuesday from congestive heart failure, says The New York Times.
At PARC, researchers are developing a new technology for printing everything from transistors to smart labels to semiconductors.
Hear about Steve Jobs' long-ago trips to Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center, including the one in which he eyed the company's GUI prototype--which ended up on Mac OS.
The CEO of PARC talks with Rafe Needleman about the history of the famous lab, how to encourage innovation in a country or a company, and what it's like to compete with Google for engineers.
Steve Hoover, the CEO of PARC, talks with Rafe Needleman about the history of the famous lab, how to encourage innovation in a country or a company, and what it's like to compete with Google for engineers.
After adapting concepts from Xerox PARC to create the Lisa and Macintosh computers, Apple has spent decades trying to protect its user interface software and its hardware designs via litigation.
This story initially misstated the status of Oracle as a customer. It is a current customer.
Founded in 1970, the former Xerox PARC was spun off as a wholly owned division of the printing giant in 2002. On Thursday, the R&D powerhouse that invented laser printing, Ethernet networking, and the GUI celebrated its four decades of innovation.
Road Trip at Home: It might not be as well known as PARC, but SRI, in the heart of Silicon Valley, has spun off about 50 new ventures and is at the heart of some of the greatest innovations in technology history.