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Old 29th October 2013
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Default William Lowe, the 'father of the IBM PC,' dies at 72

For some reason the news went unnoticed.

From http://news.cnet.com/8301-10797_3-57...pc-dies-at-72/
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After his proposal for a quick market entry via Atari was rejected, Lowe was given one year to design and produce a personal computer that would be market-ready.
Also, http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/29/bu...t-72.html?_r=0
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