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31 Philips introduced the first cassette tape in 1963. Technology > Gadgets 08/14/08
32 Steve Jobs is the co-founder of Apple Computers. Technology > Computers 11/19/10
33 The first domain name ever registered was symbolics.com on March 15, 1985. Technology > Internet 01/01/09
34 The first item ever scanned at a retail checkout using a UPC symbol was a 10-pack of Wrigley's Juicy Fruit gum. Technology 10/15/09
35 The first item ever scanned at a retail checkout using a UPC symbol was on June 26, 1974. Technology 10/12/09
36 The first Macintosh computer was called the Macintosh 128K. Technology > Computers 05/16/08
37 The first manned mission to land on the Moon was the Apollo 11 mission. Technology 01/12/09
38 The hex code for black is 000000. Technology > Internet 06/15/08
39 The hex code for blue is 0000FF. Technology > Internet 06/17/08
40 The hex code for cyan is 00FFFF. Technology > Internet 06/21/08
41 The hex code for green (color wheel / X11) is 00FF00. Technology > Internet 06/17/08
42 The Java 2 Platform Standard Edition version 1.2, released December 4, 1998, was code named "Playground". Technology > Computers 12/06/09
43 The Java 2 Platform Standard Edition version 1.3, released May 8, 2000, was code named "Kestrel". Technology > Computers 12/06/09
44 The Java 2 Platform Standard Edition version 1.4.0, released February 13, 2002, was code named "Merlin". Technology > Computers 12/06/09
45 The Java 2 Platform Standard Edition version 1.5.0, released September 29, 2004, was code named "Tiger". Technology > Computers 12/14/09





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