All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘pioneer’

Garrick Utley: Former NBC TV Correspondent Dies at 74

One of the most legendary broadcast news correspondents has passed away from prostate cancer. Garrick Utley was 74-years-old when he died in his New York home Thursday night.  He’s been battling the illness for two years. In a very extensive interview, Utley’s wife Gertje, 40, described to CNN News some of his most memorable moments as a traditional journalist. “He …

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Mae Young: Pro Wrestling Great Dies At 90

Johnnie Mae Young, a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Hall of Famer, died on Tuesday at the age of 90. WWE released the following statement Tuesday: “WWE is greatly saddened by the news that WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young, beloved member of the WWE family and oldest living squared circle personality, has passed at the age of 90. Young, also …

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Paul Baran – Internet Pioneer Dies at 84 Years Old

You might know of the famous Tim Berners-Lee, or even Al Gore, but most of you reading this have never heard of a man named Paul Baran. Which is a shame, cause he’s an engineer who created much of the technology which would eventually lead to the culmination of the internet. Baran earned his master’s degree in Engineering from UCLA …

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