A guide to the historic technology and computer events that occurred on this day in history. Two Billion torrents are downloaded and the largest merger in the networking industry.
1997 – Merger of Two Networking Technology Giants
In the United States, 3Com Corp. and U.S. Robotics Corp. annoucne the final merger between the two companies. The merger is the largest business deal in the history of the networking industry.
2007 – Two Billion Torrents
The Bittorrent index website Mininova serves its two billionth .torrent file.