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How Compaq Ended IBM's PC Domination and Helped Invent Modern Computing

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Author: Canion, Rod
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:BenBella Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
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The story of Compaq is well-known: Three ex-Texas Instruments managers founded Compaq with modest venture funding. Just four years later, Compaq was on the Fortune 500 list, and, two years after that, they had exceeded $1 billion in annual revenue. No company had ever achieved these milestones so rapidly. But few know the story behind the story. In 1982, when Compaq was founded, there was no software standardization, so every brand of personal computer required its own unique...
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Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Industries / Computers & Information Technology
Computers / Hardware / Personal Computers / General
Computers / Hardware / Personal Computers / Pcs
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.38 x 9.28 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:1.125 Pounds

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