#<p><strong><a href="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/email_ray_tomplinson_070316-e1457337577149.jpg" rel="attachment wp-att-163792"><img class="size-medium wp-image-163792 alignleft" src="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/email_ray_tomplinson_070316-300x199.jpg" alt="Ray Tomlinson" width="300" height="199" /></a>Ray Tomlinson,</strong> the bloke who invented email, has died of a heart attack. He was 74.</p>
<p>Tomlinson was a part a team of programmers at research and design company Bolt Beranek and Newman (now BBN Technologies) in Cambridge, Mass. He was experimenting with internal messaging in 1971 and hit on the idea of sending a text message between computers using the new called Arpanet, routing it using an “@” symbol.… <a href="http://www.techeye.net/news/email-inventor-dies" class="read-more">Read the rest</a></p>

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