The Real Veterans of Technology

The Real Veterans of Technology
To survive for more than 100 years, tech companies such as Siemens, Nintendo, and IBM have had to innovate (Siemens: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images; Western Union: Hulton Archive/Getty Images; Diebold: Diebold Inc; Ericsson: SSPL/Getty Images; Nintendo: Tim Whitby/Alamy; Kodak: George Eastman House)
Siemens: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images; Western Union: Hulton Archive/Getty Images; Diebold: Diebold Inc; Ericsson: SSPL/Getty Images; Nintendo: Tim Whitby/Alamy; Kodak: George Eastman House

When IBM turned 100 on June 16, it joined a surprising number of tech companies that have been evolving in order to survive since long before there was a Silicon Valley. Here’s a sampling of tech centenerians, and some of the breakthroughs that helped fuel their longevity.

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