When did an Wang invent?
Having been introduced to computers while at Harvard, Wang in 1948 invented the magnetic memory core, which served as the core of computer memories until the advent of the microchip.
Why did Wang Laboratories fail?
The 2200 was eclipsed by newer models, including Wang’s own popular VS system, which it introduced in 1977. However, the 2200, and Wang Laboratories more broadly, were undone by the turn toward personal computers in the 1980s.
What was an Wangs first step?
Bargaining with IBM. One of the first steps he took after starting Wang Laboratories was to ask IBM if they were interested in buying a license to his pending patent.