Al Gross RIP

From: Lawrence Walker <>
Date: Sat Feb 3 15:48:26 2001

Al Gross, the Toronto-born man many call the "father of wireless
communication," has died at age 82. 
"If you have a cordless telephone or a cellular telephone or a walkie
talkie or beeper," Gross once said, "you've got one of my patents." He
added that if his patents on those technologies hadn't run out in 1971,
"Bill Gates would have to stand aside for me.",1017,5603,00.html

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