Thielen, David
May 1995
New Republic;5/8/95, Vol. 212 Issue 19, p11
Discusses the concerns over the growing and dangerous dominance of Microsoft Corp. in the computer industry. Corporate goal of Microsoft; Strategic advantages and growth plans of the firm; Suggestion that the U.S. government should fight Microsoft's acquisition plans.


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