volume 31 number 11, June 1, 1985, Technical Publishing, NY 1985, 196 pages, articles, illustrations.
Condition: Very Good, magazine binding is secure, pages are clean and unmarked, though a bit thumbed; waxpaper underlay of mailing label is still attached to margin of front cover.
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Item DescriptionFeatures, In Focus -- IBM, Beyond 1985's Blue;
A Global Industry - the Datamation 100 -- the year 1984 was a year of mergers and partnerships, of strong American dollars and unsteady economies, of soearing microprocessors and pekaing microcomputers, or a newly divested AT&T entering the vendor market...
Ranking of the Top 100 throughout the world; Company Profiles -- these are one-column summaries of the healthy or unhealthy states of all the corporations ranked (top 5 are IBM; Digital Equipment Corporation; Burroughs Corp.; Control Data Corp.; and NCR. Apple ranked 14 ('with Macintosh, its new 32-bit micro, and an expanded Apple II line, Apple played on key once again, recovering from the disappointing performances of Apple III and Lisa...Another surprise in early 1985 was the departure of Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak... which was only the tip of the iceberg of employee discontent at Apple...') (from the article).