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Microprocessor

A microprocessor is a critical computer component. It contains various controls required to operate a computer. These include logic and arithmetic circuits. Microprocessors have been around since computers first became available commercially. They were conceived in 1938, and the first microprocessor was created in the late 1960s.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Microprocessor

Every small business or small business owner has interacted with a microprocessor. Microprocessors are very common, and no longer found just in computers. Virtually every "smart" electronic device has a microprocessor. Appliances, consumer electronics, and smart devices are a few examples.

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