U.S. technology visionary Douglas Engelbart, who revolutionized computing with the invention of the mouse, has died at the age of 88.
Engelbart first demonstrated his invention, along with video teleconferencing, at a computer conference in San Francisco in 1968, where other experts gave him a standing ovation. Two years later, he won a patent on the mouse, a wood box with two metal wheels in its earliest design.
While the computer mouse is now a fixture in offices and many homes throughout …
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