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Re: Apple Computer 30th Birthday

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Fri, 07 Apr 2006 10:08:08 -0500

On 4/6/2006 3:14 PM, wrote:

> May Wong wrote:

>> Apple Computer Celebrates Its 30th Birthday Amid Recent Successes,
>> Future Challenges

> It is interesting in the history of computers and technology how some
> companies last many years and others are a flash and burn out quickly.

> Whatever happened to Visicalc? WordPerfect? Commodore?

Brinklin did not patent the electronic spreadsheet and consequently
lost out to bigger players that had more marketing. Wordperfect is
now with Corel. Commodore is a sad story ... Amiga rest in peace.

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