On This Day in Technology and Computer history: May 19th

Some of the major technology and computer events that happened on this day in history: Apple opens its high street store and Google health is launched.


2001: Apple hits the high streetsApple

On this day in 2001, Apple Computer opens the first two locations of the twenty-five retail stores it will open in the U.S. by the end of 2001. . The first store is located in McLean, Virginia while the other store is located in Washington, D.C.  In the first weekend of  trading, the stores will attract 7,700 shoppers, with a combined total of $599,000 worth of merchandise sold.



2008: Google Health

Google launches Google Health, a free service that allows users to manage their medical records online. The service would last for three years before being discontinued.




Images: Wikipedia, Apple

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