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Re: Online Pioneer Marks Silver Anniversary of E-Commerce
Posted by: Jim Offner 2008-03-06 05:58:50
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It may not have been noticed in the whirlwind of online transactions on Web sites like eBay or Amazon, but e-commerce turned 25 on Tuesday. On March 4, 1983, the husband-wife team of Alex Randall and Cameron Hall quietly launched a business revolution that was then the stuff of dreams, when their year-old company, Boston Computer Exchange, sold a computer "on line" to a buyer in South America. Randall and Hall had started their company as a clearinghouse for buying and selling computers like the Apple 2, Tandy, IBM PC and Sinclair.


Re: Online Pioneer Marks Silver Anniversary of E-Commerce
Posted by: tec8 2008-03-06 06:08:01 In reply to: Jim Offner
Would Google be considered as e-Commerce?
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