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Computer Weekly 631

Thursday, December 14, 1978
Price 18p

Publication Date : 14th December 1978

Publication Contents :

Page Item
1 Whitbread may put its own viewdata on the market [Article]
Donald Kennett
Brewing firm Whitbread is considering selling the marketing rights to its viewdata software package.
1 28,558 through the turnstiles at Compec [News Item]
Not credited
Reports on the success of COMPEC 78
1 ICL Exports [News Item]
Not credited
ICL reports an export surplus for 1977, in contrast to a deficit in the UK computer sector as a whole.
1 Premier puts 100m into micros [Article]
Not credited
James Callaghan announces increased government funding for microcomputers in the face of uncertainty about its impact on employment
2 Computerview [Article]
Not credited
Expresses the view that investment in microelectronics is not enough without investment in telecommunications.
3 O'Heron leaves ICL and heads for the West [Article]
Not credited
Former ICL "troubleshooter" Brian O'Heron is leaving the company and moving to work for an unnamed computer company in the US.
5 IBM at work on ten-fold increase in densities [Article]
Not credited
IBM is working on new semiconductor process technology that will increase the density of both memory and logic circuits.
10 Another honorary degree for Wilkes [Article]
Not credited
Maurice Wilkes receives an honorary degree from the Technical University of Munich
11 ICL woos -- and warns -- services firms [Article]
ICL is attempting to improve co-operation with computer services companies by offering more favourable OEM terms.
33 Programmers, Analysts, Consultants [Advert]
Not credited
Job advert for Unilever Computer Services Ltd offering salaries ranging from 4500 to 8000
41 Saudi Arabia '79 [Advert]
Not credited
Ad offering 18 jobs in the oil industry, with salaries ranging from 3500 to 8000
48 Muted approval of DPC report [Article]
Reactions to the Data Protection Committee's report.


Creator : IPC

Format : Tabloid

Physical Description : Newspaper

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH53714. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

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