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Word Origin and History for ibm

IBM

also (in early use) I.B.M., initialism attested by 1921 from International Business Machines Co., name in use from 1918.

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  • It looks like IBM is going to split its stock, three for one.

    The Common Man

    Guy McCord (AKA Dallas McCord Reynolds)

  • Has the IBM suggested any alternative to our system, any possible change?

    The Standardized Man

    Stephen Bartholomew

  • They facilitate the transfer of data between IBM cards, magnetic tapes, and printers.

  • To assist the IBM programming staff in reflecting customer requirements in the specification of new programming systems.

  • Experienced, highly trained individuals work with customers in applying IBM methods to their requirements.