Sony, the Japan electronics giant, was the first company to make transistor radios with all components being made in-house. The TR-55 had 5 transistors and printed circuit boards.
Ed Krol's book, "The Whole Internet User's Guide & Catalog", was probably the first popular book about the new medium. It was published in 1992 and selected by the New York Public Library as one of the most significant books of the 20th century. [more...]