Geek Fact for April 17th


In 1986, IBM produced the first megabit-chip.

A megachip is a memory chip capable of storing 1 million bits of information.

Read more about IBM’s history of chipmaking at http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/power/library/pa-powerppl/

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