Photos: 50 years of Intel innovations

1. MOS 1101 - 1969

In light of the recent passing of former Intel CEO Andy Grove, and the 40th anniversary of the microprocessor, here's a look back at Intel's top contributions to the field.

Just one year after Boy Noyce and Gordon Moore started Intel, the company launched the 1101, its first metal oxide semiconductor (MOS) static RAM.

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By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.