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Control Data Corporation

Control Data Corporation 600 449 Minnesota Computing History

In the early 1950s the company Remington Rand, best known for producing typewriters, decided to enter the computer industry. They did so by acquiring Pennsylvania-based Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC) in 1950 and Minnesota-based Engineering Research Associates (ERA) in 1952. In 1955 Remington Rand merged with Sperry Corporation to form the Sperry Rand Corporation. Their resulting…

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