Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Apr 2012 19:51 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Very sad news indeed. Jack Tramiel, founder of Commodore International and the man behind Atari, has passed away this past weekend. At 83, he passed away, surrounded by family and friends. People like this don't come in dozens, so we lost one of the great men of computing.
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RE: Fond memories...
by MOS6510 on Tue 10th Apr 2012 04:31 UTC in reply to "Fond memories..."
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I have working VC-20 in the attic.

It wasn't called the VIC in Germany, because it sounded too much like a rude word. So they dropped the letter 'i' and 'VC' make a lot of people think about VW (Volkswagen).

So it wasn't actually planned, but it did help sell them.

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