The gigantic costs of developing tiny chips

June 1994
U.S. News & World Report;6/20/94, Vol. 116 Issue 24, p20
States that as computers get smaller and stronger, the costs of developing the technology behind the trend are becoming too heavy for any corporation to bear alone. Thus, companies increasingly are combining forces to share the burden. New PowerPC chip that is a product of an IBM-Apple-Motorola alliance; High-tech partnership between Hewlett-Packard and Intel; Partnerships as a threat to midsize rivals discussed by analyst John Geraghty.


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