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  • Gerald Estrin, computer pioneer in U.S. and Israel, dies

    April 3, 2012 | 10:08 am

    Gerald (Jerry) Estrin, a computer pioneer in the United States and Israel who built the first computer in the Middle East, has died.

    Estrin died March 29 at his home in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 90.

    Both Gerald Estrin and Thelma Estrin, his wife of 70 years, were born in New York...