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Arm Holdings timeline: from Cambridge barn to global chip leader

1985 — Acorn develops the BBC Micro computer, used in almost every school in the UK in the 1980s. 1985 — Olivetti takes 25 per cent stake in Acorn, which had come close to bankruptcy, following a downturn in the UK home computer market the previous year. 1990 — Arm is founded as a spin-off […]

600-Year-Old Cambridge Library Offers Rare Glimpse of Collection

CAMBRIDGE, England — One of the world’s oldest libraries is offering a rare glimpse of key artifacts that have helped define human history. The exhibition is entitled “Lines of Thought: Discoveries that Changed the World” allows visitors to peruse parts of Cambridge University Library’s 600-year-old collection. Librarian Anne Jarvis described it as an opportunity to […]