In 1914, NCR developed one of the first automated credit systems.
In 1952, NCR acquired Computer Research Corporation (CRC), of Hawthorne, California, which produced a line of digital computers with applications in aviation. In 1953, NCR established the Electronics Division to continue to pursue electronic applications for business machines.
NCR was acquired by AT&T in 1991, and its name was changed to AT&T Global Information Solutions (GIS) in 1994. In 1996, AT&T GIS changed its name back to NCR Corporation. It became an independent, publicly-traded company in 1997. NCR continues to operate from its corporate headquarters in Duluth, Georgia.