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Accidental empires

how the boys of Silicon Valley make their millions, battle foreign competition, and still can"t get a date

by Robert X. Cringely

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Published by HarperBusiness in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
    • Subjects:
    • Computer industry -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRobert X. Cringely.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9696.C63 U51586 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 370 p. ;
      Number of Pages370
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL995480M
      ISBN 100887308554
      LC Control Number96034100


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