Categories: Business History

Back to the future at HP

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on July 12

One of the most important tools from the early days of computing is about to make a comeback—sort of. Back in the early 1970s, the Hewlett Packard HP 35 scientific…

Microsoft: 1995 redux?

Posted by: Steve Hamm on November 01

Today’s San Francisco briefing by Bill Gates and Ray Ozzie bears an eerie resemblance to a fateful day almost exactly a decade ago: Dec. 7, 1995. That was the day…

Can this be true?

Posted by: Steve Hamm on October 28

I heard a wild story today from some exployees of NCR Corp. It involves Thomas J. Watson, the founder of IBM, and the origin of the use of the word…

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