BBC Micro designer awarded CBE
One of the designers of the BBC Micro computer has been awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours list.
Steve Furber, a professor at the University of Manchester, has been made a commander of the British Empire.
Furber received a CBE for services to computer science, which includes his work as a designer at UK computer firm Acorn, which made the BBC Micro.
Furber was also involved in designing the Arm processor in the 1980s, a powerful chip used in many mobile devices, including Apple's iPhone.
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