Old Computer Companies

From: Jochen Kunz <jkunz_at_unixag-kl.fh-kl.de>
Date: Wed Feb 5 04:06:00 2003

On 2003.02.03 03:10 vance_at_neurotica.com wrote:

> > Motorola.
> Do they still make computers?
AFAIK they still produce embedded / industrial controll systems.

> > Robotron - dead.
> I'm not familiar with them.
Robotron was the East German computer / electronics "company". Was
absorbed by Siemens.

> > Norsk Data?
> I'm not familiar with them either.
I am not very familiar with them. They made some minicomputers in the
70'es, mayby some other stuff too.

> > Symbolics? Isn't there a reminder of Symbolics still alive?
> Really? Do they still sell machines? I would love to have a brand
> new LISP machine.
AFAIK they only provide support for existing systems. No new hardware.
Anyone ever seen Open Genera (Genera for DEC 3000 hardware)? I only know
that it exists.

> > Texas Instruments. (Still produceing DSPs)
> Do they make machines?
If you count evaluatin kits as machines? ;-)
I was not sure if you meant "somehow in business" or still producing
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