IT'S THE PCs that got small

Hoffman, Mike
May 2000
Inc.;2000 State of Small Business, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p171
Profiles the entrepreneurs in the personal computer (PC) wars of the 1970s. Business failure of Hayes Associates Inc. founded by Dennis Hayes, the inventor of the modem; Details on the career of Al Shugart, a pioneer of data storage; Information on Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari Inc., a video game company; Career of Ed Roberts, the inventor of the PC.


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