In Pictures: 2014’s 25 geekiest 25th anniversaries

A look back at the most memorable tech-related happenings of 1989

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A first for AT&T On Jan. 26, 1989, AT&T did something it had not done previously in its 103-year history: announce a quarterly loss. Reported the Los Angeles Times: “The losses, which were projected by AT&T on Dec. 1, stemmed from a one-time charge of $6.7 billion to write off outdated switching equipment and to convert its network to all-digital operation. AT&T officials and analysts said the write-off masked improved operating earnings and the general financial health of the company.”

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