In Pictures: Cool old Ethernet paraphernalia

Ethernet is almost 40 years old. Here’s a look at some of its product origins

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An Ethernet switching hub from Chipcom, a maker of such device in the 1980s and 1990s. Hubs connected multiple Ethernet devices together into a single network segment. Chipcom was acquired by Ethernet pioneer 3Com – founded by Ethernet inventor Bob Metcalfe – in 1995.

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