American entrepreneur who invented magic-Jack, a device which one can plug in to the USB port of a computer (or a router, in case of magic-Jack Plus) at one end and a standard phone at the other to make calls to the United States and Canada. Borislow was also a famed thoroughbred horse breeder.
Ray Tomlinson, the inventor of the email system, did not invent the @ sign. It had been in existence for hundreds of years. He just used it in an email address and made it popular once again. [more...]