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Gates, Jobs: The Xerox Thieves

The personal computer was unquestionably one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century. Today, Apple and Microsoft are kings of the present-day personal computer, but the innovations that allowed them to dominate the industry were not their own. That honor belonged to the Xerox Corporation, which developed the computer mouse, ethernet networking and, most importantly, the graphical user interface. In the following video, Business Casual explores how Apple legend Steve Jobs and Microsoft genius Bill Gates received a heads-up on their products by stealing Xerox’s innovations.

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