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    AT&T has its roots in the invention of the device that would change the communications history of modern man. In 1876 the Bell Telephone and New England Telephone and Telegraph Companies were created. They became known as the Bell System and were a monopoly for telecommunications in the United States. In 1885 the American Telephone and Telegraph Company was formed as a subsidiary of the Bell System to build and operate a long distance network. Its name was changed to AT&T Corp. in 1994. By 1913 AT&T became a government-sanctioned monopoly. In 1982, an anti-trust lawsuit forced AT&T to divest itself of the Bell Systems local carriers. Twenty Three years later SBC, one of the divested local companies acquired AT&T Corp., and long-distance and local telephone services was once again delivered by one company.…

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    accepted around the world how leader should be the first point of contact for the innovation in the business. eBay CEO John Donahoe showed his expert skills in order to negotiate a split between eBay and PayPal in 2015. His thought is to offer services as much as possible to their customer also to tackle growing number of competitions. At the same he will step down eBay CEO after the split. Allowing two different CEO’s to look after separate independent companies. As a result, Dan Schulman will…

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    According to research done by Elon University School of Communication, “the first innovation of communication was printing press.” The telegraph followed it. In the 1830s, Samuel F. B. Morse invented the telegraph, which is the machine using electricity to deliver messages in code over wires. Then, in 1844, between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Maryland, the first telegraph line was constructed, the first message “What hath God wrought?” was sent by Morse (“1870s-1940s Telephone”). Therefore,…

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    After the civil war, Americans ran on money and new devices of business. With the expansion of businesses and the nations rail system this lead to bigger markets and industries. Railroads were the biggest industry in the late 19th century because this allowed trade with other markets and cities. The railroad was privately owned but publicly financed by land grants from the government. Along with the expansion of the rail road, there was an invention of the telegraph. The telegraph was invented…

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    Invention of the Telegraph The telegraph is one of the inventions that started long distance communication. To begin with, Samuel Morse came up with the marvelous idea of this invention. However, he did have a competitor by the name of Charles Wheatstone. The original telegraph was developed in the 1830s. It was tested and updated through a number of years from when it was invented. It’s actually quite impressive how this whole system was developed. According to ‘Morse Code and the…

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    changed by the name of Samuel Morse. Samuel Morse had invented the telegraph. A piece of equipment that not only would change the world but it would help win wars and help people communicate with loved ones. Samuel Morse had paved the road for future inventors like the inventor of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell. Samuel Morse should have credit for helping invent the phone. He changed the world. Before the telegraph was invented communication was very slow and grueling. Most people would…

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    Technology has significantly advanced for the past few decades, with abundance of inventions created by brilliant minds have filled the current world. One such brilliant inventor that made his name known in the inventing world back in the 1870s was Scottish-born American inventor Alexander Graham Bell, the founding father of the device that could transmit speech electrically; the telephone (Gray, 2011). The telephone was notably fashioned from his attempts to improve an invention that was…

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    inventing things. Alexander Graham Bell revolutionized the world with his telephone, schools for the deaf, his other inventions, his integrity as a man and with his family, even though he did not always receive the credit he was due. Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, and revolutionized the world. Bell was working on the telephone to help with his school of the deaf. (“Alexander Graham Bell-A Life of Invention”, 22) Bell had been working long and hard, but he knew he wasn’t able to…

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    light bulb/electricity which is mainly associated with Thomas Edison, the airplane created by the Wright Brothers, the telephone created by Alexander Graham Bell and his partner Thomas Watson, and the automobile/assembly line which is mainly related to Henry Ford. These people and their inventions have had an unbelievable effect on our world today. I cannot imagine this world without any of these inventions. There are many prominent inventions of the late 19th century, but I truly believe that…

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    machine… Edison's stock ticker used less electricity and extended battery life” (Crepeau). The United States economy pretty much depended on Thomas Edison. His inventions were fueling the power houses of the nation and were lighting the way for new bonds with other nations. The US was thriving under the wing of Edison. Great symbols of the nation were now greater than before with lights. His inventions weren’t only used with electricity, he was able to improve older ways of communication. He…

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