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Breakthrough

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Jake Thomas Fischer, founder and CEO of Fischer Technologies Inc., and his team have made an astounding breakthrough: bio-chips. these computer chips, based on bio-technology, use proteins to process information and provide enough processing power to put the world's fastest computer on every desktop. Fischer Technologies' new chips will revolutionize the computer industry. ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published February 15th 1999 by Tor Books (first published September 1st 1997)
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Benjamin Copsey
Jan 28, 2016 Benjamin Copsey rated it really liked it
Jake Fisher the the co-founder and president of FTI, A biological processer company that wants to create the first biological processer. After creating their first working one, called the F1. When his girl friend Kathy goes missing he drives away to look for her, then 5 minutes after leaving Kathy goes into the reasearch facility but someone is with her, their name is unknown but he goes by The Kardinal a assassin hired to steal the F1 technology. After the explosion that killed everyone in the ...more
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Mar 03, 2013 Abe Sammy rated it liked it
This was a good book, no, it was a great book. So why am I giving it 3 stars? The ending kind of ruined it. I'm not going to give anything away, I just felt the conclusion was rushed and predictable, unsatisfied with the demise of the antagonists. The author did such a good job building up tension and emotion, guess he didn't know how to end it on a good note.
Wagner Pinheiro
Dec 05, 2012 Wagner Pinheiro rated it it was amazing
It's a really good book. The way the story goes, things changing very fast, and the poor guy sees his life turning completely in a mess that he never thought about it could be possible in a few time.
I recommend this book for all lover's of technology and action books.
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R.J. Piñeiro is an 22-year veteran of the computer industry, where he works on leading-edge microprocessors. He is the author of several internationally-acclaimed novels, including Conspiracy.com, Firewall, Cyberterror, Shutdown, Breakthrough, Exposure, and Ultimatum, as well as the millennium thrillers, 01-01-00 and Y2K. His new novel, HAVOC, will be published in December of 2005. R.J. Pineiro ...more
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