On This Day in Technology History – August 18th

A guide to the historic events that happened on this day in computer and technology history; Google floats and Adobe new Audition.


2003 – Adobe Release AuditionAdobe

Adobe make the first release of the company’s newly purchased Cool Edit Pro 2.0. The software is launched as Adobe Audition, after purchasing it from Syntrillium Software in May 2003. Adobe Audition will gone on to become a popular software for sound editing.



2004 – Google Floats Google-logo

In the United States, one day before its initial public offering (IPO), Google floats at $85 a share. The company expects its stock to trade between $85 and $95 per share, a lot less its initial prediction of $108 to $135. The company announced it will decrease the total number of share it will offer from 25.7 million to 19.6 million shares.

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