Posted Jul. 3, 2013 at 4:57 p.m.

Premium Lock Computer mouse inventor Engelbart dies at 88

Published: 2013-07-03 16:57:38
Updated: 2013-07-03 16:57:38

Let your mouse do the shopping Let your mouse do the shopping

Engelbart's invention was so early that he and his colleagues didn't profit much from it. The mouse patent had a 17-year life span, and in 1987 the technology fell into the public domain -- meaning Engelbart couldn't collect royalties on the mouse when it was in its widest use...

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