Computer Weekly 639

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Thursday, February 8, 1979
Price 18p

Publication Date : 8th February 1979

Publication Contents :

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1 European preference gets thumbs down [Article]
ICL managing director Dr Chris Wilson proposes that EEC governments should buy mainframes only from European suppliers; Dr Christopher Layton of the EEC Science and Technology directorate suggests this is impractical.
1 Strikes will hit all govt centres [Advert]
A proposed civil service strike will shut down government computer centres on February 23.
2 Software support the deciding factor [Article]
Gareth Jones
Computerview column predicts changes in the computer market, saying that old divisions between different types of computer may soon no longer apply.
5 'Half-price' terminal for supermarkets [News Item]
The M25 hand-held data entry terminal for supermarkets retails for 320, half the price of competing models
12 Brisk business at micro show [Article]
Not credited
Convention report from Microsystems 79, with coverage of new releases.
17 18,240 Megabytes of disc storage possible [News Item]
IBM announces new disc drives for use with the 4300 series.
48 2,000 reward for stolen micro system [News Item]
Tube Investments is offering a reward for the return of 20,000 worth of computer equipment stolen from its Cambridgeshire laboratory.

Creator : IPC

Format : Tabloid

Physical Description : Newspaper

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH53856. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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