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<p>The [[The First PCs|IBM Personal Computer(PC)]] 5150 was presented to the news media in New York City on 12 August 1981. Competing with the Apple II, IBM used its well-known brand name to capture much of the new PC market. For software, IBM hired the Microsoft Corporation to design the MS-DOS operating system. </p>
 
<p>The [[The First PCs|IBM Personal Computer(PC)]] 5150 was presented to the news media in New York City on 12 August 1981. Competing with the Apple II, IBM used its well-known brand name to capture much of the new PC market. For software, IBM hired the Microsoft Corporation to design the MS-DOS operating system. </p>
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IBM 5150 PC
IBM 5150 PC

An Apple II from the 1970s. Courtesy: Thiravudh Khoman
An Apple II from the 1970s. Courtesy: Thiravudh Khoman

The IBM Personal Computer(PC) 5150 was presented to the news media in New York City on 12 August 1981. Competing with the Apple II, IBM used its well-known brand name to capture much of the new PC market. For software, IBM hired the Microsoft Corporation to design the MS-DOS operating system.