What is computer storage?

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Memory Data Register
... Memory Data Register (MDR) is the register of a computer's control unit that contains the data to be stored in the computer storage (e.g ... RAM), or the data after a fetch from the computer storage ... is half of a minimal interface between a microprogram and computer storage, the other half is a memory address register ...
Word Processor - History
... program for generating printed documents on a mainframe computer, called FORMAT, and not described as a word processor ... Circa 1970 it began to be feasible to apply electronic computers to office automation tasks ... the limitations of a hard-wired system of program storage ...

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