#TodayInTechHistory: MITS vs Bill Gates & Microsoft On 8080 BASIC

1977 – Two days prior, Microsoft sent Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry SystemsMITS a letter with the allegation that they were not up on royalty payments and if they didn’t catch up, MITS would be in breach and the 8080 BASIC would be pulled. MITS sends a letter stating that they are not correct. Ultimately, this would begin a debate that would end in November when Microsoft pulled the 8080 BASIC out.

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