Linked by Andrew Youll on Wed 27th Jul 2005 15:56 UTC, submitted by Saad
Apple After his departure from Apple, Steve Jobs created NeXT Computer, a company which has had a large impact on the design of operating systems today.  NeXT was the creator of the first commercially viable object oriented operating system, the first hybrid microkernel, and numerous other notable innovations.  Read the whole story at Braeburn.
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RE[6]: Ahead of its time
by David on Thu 28th Jul 2005 22:17 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Ahead of its time"
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I suppose you mean to say that HP (who certainly existed then) hadn't yet acquired Compaq. But truly, Compaq's actions had a great effect on the explosion of the "IBM" PC platform.

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