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This article was published on January 29, 2009


    Richard Halloran: ‘Owns Home Computer’

    Richard Halloran: ‘Owns Home Computer’
    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

    CEO and co-founder, TNW

    Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

    YouTube - 1981 primitive Internet report on KRONLong before anyone had heard of the Internet, early home computer users could read their morning newspapers online … sort of.

    Watch this documentary from 1981 when ‘owning a home computer’ was enough to get you on local television.

    Those days ‘free online newspapers’ did take over 2 hours to download over the phone, and with an hourly use charge of $5:

    ‘the new telepaper won’t be much competition for the 20c street edition’.

    [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WCTn4FljUQ]

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