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They formed RCA in 1919, which was given the monopoly, as a publicly-held company owned in part by ATT and GE, and placed David Sarnoff in charge as General Manager.
In 1929, RCA purchased the Victor Talking Machine Company, then the world's largest manufacturer of phonographs (including the famous "Victrola") and phonograph records (what are called "gramophone records" in British English).
With Victor, RCA acquired use of the famous trademark of the dog "Nipper" listening to "His Master's Voice" in the New World and other various other countries (European and Commonwealth rights to the logo were retained by Victor's independent British partner HMV).
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RCA was formed in 1919 as a publicly-held company owned in part by AT&T and GE.
RCA was one of the eight major computer companies (along with IBM, Burroughs, Control Data Corporation, General Electric, Honeywell, Scientific Data Systems and UNIVAC) through most of the 1960s, but abandoned computers in 1971.
RCA was a major proponent of the eight-track tape cartridge, which it launched in 1965.
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