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Pillars of computing : a compendium of select, pivotal technology firms

Author: Gerard O'Regan
Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This accessible compendium serves as a companion to the title Giants of Computing, examining a collection of significant technology firms that have helped to shape the field of computing and its impact on society. Each company is introduced with a brief account of its history, followed by a concise account of its key contributions. The selection covers a diverse range of historical and contemporary organizations  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard O'Regan
ISBN: 9783319214641 3319214640
OCLC Number: 922324121
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 260 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Background --
Adobe Systems --
Amazon.com --
Amdahl Corporation --
Apple Inc --
Atari Inc --
Bell Labs --
Cisco Systems --
Commodore Business Machines --
Dell Inc --
Digital Equipment Corporation --
Digital Research Inc --
eBay Inc --
EMCC, Sperry and Unisys --
Ericsson --
Facebook --
Google --
HP --
IBM --
Intel --
LEO Computers Ltd --
Microsoft --
Motorola --
Netscape Communications --
Oracle Corporation --
Philips --
Rational Software --
Samsung --
SAP SE --
Software Engineering Institute (SEI) --
Sinclair Research Ltd --
Texas Instruments --
Twitter --
Unimation --
Xerox PARC --
Zuse KG --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Gerard O'Regan.

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