Story | Oct 14, 2011
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Column | Mar 25, 2012For generations of industry research executives, AT&T's Bell Telephone Laboratories served as an inspiration: a warren of youthful scientists and engineers assigned to go where their intellects took them, not especially concerned about serving the corporate bottom line, picking up cartloads of Nobel Prizes along the way. Bell Labs was the model for, among others, Xerox Corp.'s legendary Palo Alto Research Center, or PARC, which spun out the personal computer, Windows-style displays, Ethernet and many other advances that delivered their bounty more to society at large than to the parent company.
Story | Nov 13, 2013 | 2:20 PM
AUSTIN, Texas The good news for IBM Corp. is that it has risen over the years to dominance of the Unix server market, which for many years was the mainstay of high-end business computing. But the bad news is that the Unix market is eroding steadily....
Story | Jun 28, 2012 | 5:28 AM
Tampa, Fla.: Donald J. Herman, who rose to prominence as a softwaredevelopment visionary in the 1960s and ’70s, died on June 24, at home in Tampa, Fla. He was 82. Mr. Herman was born in 1930 in Aberdeen, the fourth of five children to Jacob and...
Story | Oct 7, 2011