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Hypergrowth: The rise and fall of Osborne Computer Corporation

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Unknown Binding, 204 pages
Published June 1st 1984 by Idthekkethan Pub. Co (first published 1984)
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This is Adam Osborne's account of the rise and fall of the Osborne Computer Corporation (OCC); an early developer of "portable" micro-computers. Osborne founded his eponymous company in the 1980 to fill the niche left when Apple, Commodore and Tandy produced only desktop micros. Though we treat laptop computers as ubiquitous today, in the early micro era, they were considered a fantasy. IBM had famously produced the 5100, a "portable" computer in the mid-70s which failed to attract much ...more
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