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Author Campbell-Kelly, Martin, author.

Title From mainframes to smartphones : a history of the international computer industry / Martin Campbell-Kelly and Daniel D. Garcia-Swartz.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2017.


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 Axe Credo Reference E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (20 entries) : 7 images ; digital files.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Part I. Origins of the computer industry, 1950-1965: 1. The mainframe computer industry; 2. Product differentiation, software, and services; 3. The international computer industry -- Part II. The impact of IBM's System/360, 1965-1980: 4. IBM's System/360 in the American market; 5. IBM's System/370 in the American market; 6. International reactions to System/360 and System/370 -- Part III. The rise of the personal computer, 1980-1995: 7. Microcomputers and personal computers in the American market; 8. Beyond personal computers in the American market; 9. International developments -- Part IV. The Internet era, 1995-2010: 10. Software and services; 11. Computer hardware; 12. Globalization -- Conclusions.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary This compact history traces the computer industry from its origins in 1950s mainframes, through the establishment of standards beginning in 1965 and the introduction of personal computing in the 1980s. It concludes with the Internets explosive growth since 1995.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Computer industry -- History.
Computer industry -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Garcia-Swartz, Daniel D., 1962- author.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 0674729064 9780674729063 (DLC) 2014039385 vi, 240 pages : illustrations
ISBN 9781786846280 electronic version
9780674729063 alk. paper

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