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November 18, 1995 | JULIE PITTA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
IBM Corp. and Apple Computer Inc. announced Friday that they will close the doors of Kaleida Labs, a multimedia software venture the companies launched four years ago. And sources said it is likely that Taligent, a second software venture started by the two companies when they formed a broad technology alliance in 1991, will soon be closed as well.
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November 18, 1995 | JULIE PITTA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
IBM Corp. and Apple Computer Inc. announced Friday that they will close the doors of Kaleida Labs, a multimedia software venture the companies launched four years ago. And sources said it is likely that Taligent, a second software venture started by the two companies when they formed a broad technology alliance in 1991, will soon be closed as well.
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September 27, 1992 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Nat Goldhaber took the microphone at a Los Angeles press conference this summer sporting a scraggly beard, a boyish demeanor and a resume heavy on transcendental meditation, it appeared for a moment that he must have stumbled into the wrong room.
BUSINESS
December 19, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
IBM, Apple's Kaleida to Announce Long-Delayed ScriptX: After more than two years of product delays and management shake-ups, Kaleida Labs Inc., a joint venture formed by Apple Computer Inc. and International Business Machines Corp., will announce today that they have begun shipping interactive multimedia software. A spokesperson for Kaleida, based in Mountain View, Calif.
BUSINESS
July 16, 1993 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At a time when high-tech alliances are all the rage, one of the most prominent link-ups--a multimedia venture of Apple Computer and IBM Corp. called Kaleida Labs--has run into trouble. The two computer powers, both struggling with severe financial problems, have ousted Nat Goldhaber as Kaleida's chief executive in favor of veteran IBM manager Michael Braun.
BUSINESS
December 19, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
IBM, Apple's Kaleida to Announce Long-Delayed ScriptX: After more than two years of product delays and management shake-ups, Kaleida Labs Inc., a joint venture formed by Apple Computer Inc. and International Business Machines Corp., will announce today that they have begun shipping interactive multimedia software. A spokesperson for Kaleida, based in Mountain View, Calif.
BUSINESS
May 25, 1993 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kaleida Labs, an Apple-IBM joint venture that seeks to develop software standards for "multimedia" computers, announced Monday that Japan's Hitachi Ltd. and Mitsubishi Electric and Singapore's Creative Technology have agreed to support its software. Kaleida has spent much of the last year rounding up backing for its Script X software, designed to make it possible to create multimedia programs that can be played back on otherwise incompatible computers and consumer electronics devices.
BUSINESS
May 11, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Cutbacks Ordered at Kaleida Labs: International Business Machines Corp. and Apple Computer Inc. told their joint venture to cut its work force by 20% and focus on its core multimedia technology. Mountain View, Calif.-based Kaleida Labs Inc. said it will now "focus completely" on delivering its ScriptX multimedia development product and eliminating jobs not essential to rushing the software to market.
BUSINESS
July 19, 1994 | Researched by ADAM S. BAUMAN / Los Angeles Times
Saturday's settlement of the Microsoft antitrust case, under which the software power agreed to alter some business practices, is not expected to have a dramatic impact on the software business in the short term. But even if Microsoft retains dominance in desktop PC software, it may have trouble extending its success to a number of new, fast-growing markets. Desktop: Microsoft DOS and Windows have more than 80% of the market for PC operating systems, which control basic computer functions.
BUSINESS
October 7, 1992 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Twelve of the nation's leading technology companies said Tuesday that they have joined forces to help bring "multimedia" services, such as picture phones and computerized movie libraries, to American households by 1995. The venture, dubbed First Cities, includes such prominent companies as Apple Computer, Eastman Kodak Co., North American Philips, Corning Inc., Southwestern Bell Corp. and US West Inc.
BUSINESS
July 16, 1993 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At a time when high-tech alliances are all the rage, one of the most prominent link-ups--a multimedia venture of Apple Computer and IBM Corp. called Kaleida Labs--has run into trouble. The two computer powers, both struggling with severe financial problems, have ousted Nat Goldhaber as Kaleida's chief executive in favor of veteran IBM manager Michael Braun.
BUSINESS
May 25, 1993 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kaleida Labs, an Apple-IBM joint venture that seeks to develop software standards for "multimedia" computers, announced Monday that Japan's Hitachi Ltd. and Mitsubishi Electric and Singapore's Creative Technology have agreed to support its software. Kaleida has spent much of the last year rounding up backing for its Script X software, designed to make it possible to create multimedia programs that can be played back on otherwise incompatible computers and consumer electronics devices.
BUSINESS
September 27, 1992 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Nat Goldhaber took the microphone at a Los Angeles press conference this summer sporting a scraggly beard, a boyish demeanor and a resume heavy on transcendental meditation, it appeared for a moment that he must have stumbled into the wrong room.
BUSINESS
June 14, 1993 | JONATHAN WEBER and JOHN LIPPMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Interactive television has emerged as the Holy Grail of high technology. The disclosure over the weekend that Time Warner, Tele-Communications Inc. and Microsoft Corp. may join forces to set crucial software standards for interactive TV is just the latest in a series of high-profile alliances--or potential alliances--promising untold entertainment and information wonders. It is supposed to be the biggest new business opportunity of the 1990s.
NEWS
June 19, 1993 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John Sculley, the soft-drink marketeer turned high-tech executive who led Apple Computer through 10 years of explosive growth, said Friday he has stepped down as chief executive. His replacement is Apple President and Chief Operating Officer Michael H. Spindler, who has been running the company on a day-to-day basis for some time. Sculley will remain chairman.
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