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System architecture was documented in the 305 RAMAC Manual of Operatio...

wikipedia - 13 Sep 2016
System architecture was documented in the 305 RAMAC Manual of Operation. The 305 was a character-oriented variable "word" length decimal (BCD) computer with a drum memory rotating at 6000 RPM that held 3200 alphanumeric characters. A core memory buffer of 100 characters was used for temporary storage during data transfers.
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Our Past: Marine and Fire Insurance commence business in 1836

Alton Telegraph - 12 Sep 2017
1956 – The IBM 305 RAMAC is introduced, the first commercial computer to use disk storage. 1971 – State police and National Guardsmen storm New York's Attica Prison to quell a prison revolt. 1985 – Super Mario Bros. is released in Japan for the NES, ...
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Random Music News for Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A Journal of Musical Things (blog) - 13 Sep 2017
On this day in 1956, the IBM 305 RAMAC computer was introduced, the first machine with a hard disk drive. It had a storage capacity of 5MB(!!!) and was leased to clients for $3200 a month (more than $30,000 in today's cash.) And now, the music news for ...
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What happened this week in history

Market Rasen Mail - 13 Sep 2017
1956 - The IBM 305 RAMAC was introduced, the first commercial computer to use disk storage. 1957 - 'The Mousetrap' became Britain's longest running play - reaching its 1,998th performance. 1958 - Cliff Richard appeared on British television for the ...
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Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

Daily Kos - 14 Sep 2017
Among my private papers destined for display in the Bill in Portland Maine Library and Mop Closet is a ragged piece of construction paper on which is scrawled my attempt at age 7 (circa March, 1972, below) to write out the words to our National Anthem.
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What happened to Claire Kellett at KMOV?

Belleville News-Democrat (blog) - 31 Aug 2017
But that certainly wasn't the case in 1956 when IBM shipped the world's very first hard drive for its RAMAC 305 system. As large as two refrigerators, it used 50 24-inch platters and cost $50,000. And how much data could it hold? A puny five megabytes.
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CW@50: Data storage goes from $1M to 2 cents per gigabyte (+video)

Computerworld - 23 Mar 2017
Created as high-speed storage for the IBM 305 RAMAC system, the IBM 350 weighed about a ton. It was 68 inches tall and 29 inches wide. Though it had to be transported with a forklift, it was revolutionary; it stored more data than any previous system ...
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Tech Time Warp of the Week: The World's First Hard Drive, 1956

Wired - 03 Jan 2014
This seminal hard drive was part of a larger machine known as the IBM 305 RAMAC, short for "Random Access Method of Accounting and Control," and in the classic promotional video below, you can see the thing in action during its glory days. Better yet ...
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Parojinogs, 11 others negative for drugs

The Manila Times - 15 Aug 2017
OZAMIZ Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog, her brother Reynaldo Jr., and 11 others arrested in a drug raid in Ozamiz City on July 30 have tested negative for drugs, a police official said. Supt. Ramos Bergonio of the Philippine National Police (PNP ...
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Hunt on for accomplices in British model Italy kidnap

The Manila Times - 07 Aug 2017
ROME: A hunt for possible accomplices to the terrifying abduction of a British model in Italy was underway Sunday after the alleged mastermind told police he planned to auction her off as a sex slave on the dark web. Italian police have confirmed they ...
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Jollibee targets global network of 4K stores

The Manila Times - 30 Jun 2017
PHILIPPINE fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) is targeting to expand its global network to 4,000 outlets within the year as it continues to diversify its portfolio in the quick service restaurant (QSR) business. JFC said it is slated to open ...
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Primex to spend P3.6B on 50-story tower in San Juan

The Manila Times - 23 Jun 2017
LISTED property developer Primex Corp. said on Friday it plans to build Primex Tower, a 50-story project in San Juan City worth P3.6 billion. “About Primex Tower, we have already talked to the city of San Juan. And San Juan City is very pleased [for us ...
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Duterte visits troops in Marawi

The Manila Times - 20 Jul 2017
Take a Peek Into the History Books. Tentes. Sep. 12. 1956. The IBM 305 RAMAC is introduced, the first commercial computer to use disk storage. Michelangelo begins work on his statue of David.
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DENR awards partners for protecting environment

The Manila Times - 12 Jul 2017
CEBU CITY: The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) has recognized the efforts and contributions of its active partners in the protection, conservation and management of the environment in this year's 3rd Gawad ...
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Wanted: Anti-human trafficking czar

The Manila Times - 25 Jun 2017
THE Philippines is the only country in Southeast Asia that made it to Tier 1 in the 2016 Trafficking-in-Persons Report issued by the United States Department of State. This week, we expect the US government to release its 2017 report. Are we facing a ...
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Alliance Select lost P1.748B in 5 years

The Manila Times - 02 Jul 2017
ALLIANCE Select Foods International Inc. is one listed company that the Securities and Exchange Commission (sec) has either forgotten to closely watch or simply has chosen not to watch for reason or reasons unknown to the public investors. Had the SEC ...
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More than 1000 private schools to hike tuition

The Manila Times - 01 Jun 2017
THE Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday approved the increase in tuition in 1,013 private elementary and high schools across the country for school year 2017-2018. Private schools whose applications to increase tuition were approved represent ...
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NGCP launches line ranger school

The Manila Times - 01 Mar 2017
TARLAC CITY: The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) launched its Line Ranger School on Wednesday to train aspiring individuals to become “real-life heroes.” NGCP Regional Communications and Public Affairs Officer Ernest Vidal said ...

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