The First ‘Killer App’ for PCs Is Released

October 11, 2011 | posted in: Tech Chronicles | by

Technology that Shapes Our Lives October 11, 1979 Visicalc is released by Dan Bricklin. The spreadsheet application is called the first killer app for personal computers because it turned the PC from a hobby into a business tool. Conceived by Dan Bricklin, refined by Bob Frankston, developed by their company Software Arts, and distributed by..

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