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In Pictures: 20 milestones in Ethernet's first 40 ...
ntel was one of the originators of the X-Wire Ethernet standard in 1980, along with Xerox and Digital Equipment Corp. The "DIX" specification -- for Digital, Intel and Xerox -- varied slightly from the IEEE 802.3 definition of Ethernet, which was formally approved in 1983.
In Pictures: 20 milestones in Ethernet's first 40 years