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April 26, 2010

Meet Marty Cooper – the inventor of the mobile phone

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by BBC

Martin Cooper may not be a household name, but his invention is familiar to more than half the planet’s population who own a mobile phone. The concept of a handheld phone was his brainchild, and with the help of his Motorola team, the first handset was born in 1973 weighing in at two kilos. When he stood on a New York street and made the first phone call from a prototype cellular phone, he could not have conceived how successful it would become.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/8639590.stm
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