An Overview of the Company Quantum Corp of Milpitas, California

A Corporate History of Quark Inc.

Quark Incorporated develops software for use in professional electronic publishing and communication technologies. Quark software is used by customers to create everything from catalogs, brochures, and packaging to newspapers, magazines, and books. Quark is also at the forefront as the communications…

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An Overview of the Company Quantum Corp of Milpitas, California

Overview In the past two decades, Quantum Corp. of Milpitas, California, has become one of the leaders in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of digital storage products including hard disk drives and digital tapes. By following its own path and making decisions criticized by the rest of the…

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An Overview of the OCC Company and Its Foundation by Adam Osborne

Overview Created by Adam Osborne in 1980 OCC produced the first commercially successful portable personal computer, the Osborne 1. This self-contained unit was about the size of a suitcase and included 64K of memory, a monochrome monitor, a keyboard, and a disk drive. The Osborne 1 was also the first…

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Robert Noyce Founded Two Companies That Shaped Today’s Computer Industry

Overview A noted visionary and natural leader, Robert Noyce helped to create a new industry when he developed the technology that would eventually become the microchip. Noted as one of the original computer entrepreneurs, he founded two companies that would largely shape today’s computer industr…

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An Overview of the MITS Altair Computer Company

Overview The MITS Altair computer was the first commercially successful personal computer. It was designed as a kit for hobbyists and professionals to build and use in their homes or work areas. Although extremely limited in what it could do, the development of this computer created a whole new direc…

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The Influence of Robert Metcalfe, The Founder of Ethernet and 3Com Corporation

Overview The inventor of Ethernet and founder of 3Com Corporation remains an influential force in the world of computers and communication. Robert M. “Bob” Metcalfe was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1946 and grew up living on Long Island. By his own admission, at the age of ten he…

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The Innovations of Maxis, Inc.

Overview When Jeff Braun conceived of and founded Maxis, Inc., it was not his intention to bring respectability to computer gaming or to create an entertainment product that would spill over to the educational market. He merely wished to create games that, in his own words, “a yuppie like me…

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An Overview of the LucasArts Entertainment Company

Overview LucasArts Entertainment Company designs and distributes computer video games and educational software. Founded in 1982 by film director George Lucas, the group is a division of Lucasfilm’s family of high-tech entertainment companies. Melding cinematic story-telling techniques with…

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A Corporate History of Industrial Light and Magic

Overview Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) is an American film company specializing in research and development of optical and special effects. The company was established 1975 by George Lucas, and continues to lead the way in cinematic special effects. I. BEGINNINGS II. REVIVING AN ART AND ITS CRAFTS 1. The Advent o…

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A Company Review of the Eastman Kodak Company

Overview George Eastman (1854-1932), founder of the Eastman Kodak Company, made photography accessible to millions of people by mass manufacturing easy-to-use cameras and photographic products. Eastman innovations like cellulose roll film (1885); the daylight loading camera (1891); and the Browni…

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A Corporate History of Disney Interactive

Overview Disney Interactive, a division of the Walt Disney Company, designs and distributes video game software and educational products. Located in Buena Vista, California, the division administers Disney Online, a provider of entertainment products and information resources on the Internet. Di…

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A Company Review of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) Overview Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) is one of the most successful computer manufacturers in the world. Throughout its nearly 40-year history, it has struggled through the ups and downs that have plagued virtually every company in the computer industry. Unl…

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A Corporate History of Commodore International

Commodore Overview Commodore International, a manufacturer of electronic products, was a leading player in the early years of the personal-computer revolution. A pioneering innovator, the company produced a series of low-cost, easy-to-use machines that introduced millions of people to computers. At…

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A Corporate History of Coleco Industries

Overview A noted toy maker and swimming pool designer for many years, Coleco really made a name for itself in the video game market when the ColecoVision video game player began to show up in many American homes. Based on this success, Coleco expanded into the home computer market. Unfortunately, the…

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A Company Profile of Data Corporation (CDC)

Overview Control Data Corporation (CDC) was one of the myriad computer companies that sprung up after the end of World War II to exploit the technology that came out of the war. Its charismatic leader, William Norris, not only helped the company become highly successful, but also took it down paths n…

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An Overview of the CATV Industry

Cable TV: Advanced Technologies Overview The cable television (CATV) industry has come a long way since it began using community antennas to receive broadcast signals and distribute them to homes on twin-lead wire. For the first 40 years, the vast majority of technological advancements in the CATV ind…

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A Comparison of Between the Cable Television and Telephone Companies

Overview Cable television and telephone companies are two separate industries which, secretly at first, then later openly, coveted each other’s business. With the passing of new, more liberal telecommunications rules and regulations (most notably the Telecommunications Act of 1996), both the telephon…

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A Biography of Derek H. Burney of Bell Canada International Inc.

Overview Derek H. Burney is the chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Bell Canada International Inc. (BCI), as well as executive vice-president, international, of BCI’s parent company, Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. (BCE). BCI is the international investment arm of BCE and, as such, is r…

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A Company Overview of Adobe Systems, Inc

Adobe Systems, Inc. At a time when the business world was eager for a high-quality way to print documents created on a personal computer (PC), Adobe Systems was positioned with the software technology to not only produce professional images, but create a new industry – desktop publishing. Lik…

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An Overview of the Activision Company, the Producer and Publisher of Interactive Entertainment Software

ActiVision, Inc., is a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. As one of the industry’s first independent, third-party developers, ActiVision has produced numerous hit titles for companies such as Atari, Nintendo and Sega, and for personal computers. Some of its best known titl…

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The Early History of the Ford Motor Company

Henry Ford was one of the most brilliant entrepreneurs in creating the automobile assembly line, it was his controversial characteristics and unorthodox approach towards administrating the Ford Motor Company which resulted in the conglomeration of one of the most successful corporations in the world. At the turn of…

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A Report to Develop a Strategic Corporate Objective for HarleyDavidson Inc.

Harley – Davidson Inc. Motorcycle Industry INTRODUCTION The purpose of this report is to develop a strategic corporate objective for HarleyDavidson Inc., a publicly traded, employee owned manufacturer of heavyweight motorcycles, recreational and commercial vehicles, military defense items, and small engines, distrib…

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A Look at the Rate of Wagering in United States

In the last year Americans have wagered $482 billion dollars in the United States. Over eighty-five percent of this wagering took place in casinos which are now legal in twenty-seven states. In the past decade there has been incredible growth in the gambling industry. Twenty years ago if a person wanted to gamble they had t…

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The Issues of Preferential Hiring and Its Effects in Society

In recent years preferential hiring has become an issue of great interest. Preferential hiring, which was devised to create harmony between the different races and sexes, has divided the lines even more. Supporters on both sides seem fixed in their positions and often refuse to listen to the other group’s platform. I…

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Permanent Employment for Workers; The Well Known Features of the Japanese Emloyment System

One of the unique and well known features of the Japanese employment system is permanent employment for workers. Japanese corporations responses to recessionary periods provide an opportunity to sort out the myths from the realities of the Japanese permanent employment system. During recessions Japanese compa…

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