Computer mouse inventor dies at 88
- Published: 4 Jul 2013 at 15.49
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LOS ANGELES - Douglas Engelbart, who revolutionised computing by inventing the mouse, died in California on Tuesday at the age of 88, the institute bearing his name said Wednesday.
A vintage mouse is displayed at the Computer History Museum on January 19, 2011 in Mountain View, California. Douglas Engelbart, who revolutionized computing by inventing the mouse, has died in California at the age of 88, the institute bearing his name said.
Born in Oregon, Engelbart studied electrical engineering and computer sciences in the 1950s before joining the Stanford Research Institute.
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