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May 24, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
SuperMac, Radius Announce Merger Plans: Shares of SuperMac Technology Inc. rose as much as 27% after the computer graphics company made the announcement that it will join longtime Silicon Valley rival Radius Inc. in a stock swap valued at $80.5 million. Radius would exchange 1.4763 common shares for each of 8.9 million shares of SuperMac in the transaction, which is subject to a government antitrust review and shareholder approval.
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May 24, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
SuperMac, Radius Announce Merger Plans: Shares of SuperMac Technology Inc. rose as much as 27% after the computer graphics company made the announcement that it will join longtime Silicon Valley rival Radius Inc. in a stock swap valued at $80.5 million. Radius would exchange 1.4763 common shares for each of 8.9 million shares of SuperMac in the transaction, which is subject to a government antitrust review and shareholder approval.
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March 2, 2000
* Fred Fuller has been named senior project manager for R.D. Olson Construction in Irvine. Before joining the company, he owned and operated the Florida Building & Improvement Co. Before that, he was vice president and senior construction project manager at the Macerich Co. in Santa Monica. * James W. Landis has been appointed senior managing director in the Orange County office of Charles Dunn Co. Inc. He was formerly with the Seeley Co.'s Orange County retail division.
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July 6, 1995 | From Reuters
Radius Inc., which makes visual computing products, said Wednesday that International Business Machines Corp. has agreed to manufacture the company's products at IBM's Charlotte, N.C., plant. Radius is among a handful of companies that have licensed the Macintosh operating system from Apple Computer Inc. to build the first Macintosh computer clones.
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May 7, 1996
These high market values as a percentage of book indicate that Wall Street thinks the companies have good prospects well beyond the liquidation value of their components. Many of these companies are based on the knowledge of their employees or in the potential of an idea--neither of which can easily be sold at auction. Falling Behind The ranking of stock price loss is the opposite of the "Stock Price Gain" chart--these stocks lost the most stockholder value for the year ending April 19.
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April 27, 1993
Companies whose fiscal year does not coincide with the calendar year, or whose fiscal year-end 1992 data was not available. In all tables in which these companies are listed, data was derived from four quarters ending in the month shown and is compared to the 12-month period of the prior year. Fiscal Data based on Company year-end 12 mos. ending 3Com Corp. May Nov.,'92 ADAC Laboratories Sept. Dec.,'92 AST Research Inc. June Dec.,'92 Adaptec Inc. Mar. Dec.,'92 Adobe Systems Inc. Nov. Nov.
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February 1, 1995 | JULIE PITTA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Shortly after Charles Berger arrived as the new chief executive of Radius Inc., he discovered most of the company's 70 engineers consumed with a project they called Skylab. The engineers had designed a souped-up version of the Apple Macintosh personal computer, with 12 microprocessors versus the one of the original. "It was a mini-supercomputer, not really a PC at all," Berger recalls.
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March 13, 1995 | MARTHA GROVES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At a staff meeting in late 1992, computer magazine publisher Bill Ziff called for one last question, and Jeff Pittelkau had to muster all his courage to make a sensitive request: Would Ziff-Davis Publishing Co. agree to provide health and other benefits for the same-sex partners of employees? "He spent 10 minutes answering on the spot, and he committed to doing it," Pittelkau said.
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July 14, 1995 | JULIE PITTA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The mood is tense these days at Apple Computer Inc. In a little more than a month, Microsoft Corp. will launch Windows 95, the software modeled after Apple's Macintosh operating system, thus taking a giant step toward wiping out the ease-of-use advantage that has long made Apple famous. Microsoft intends to pump $135 million into promoting Windows 95 in the fall, and pundits are predicting it will be an overnight success, with as many as 35 million copies selling in the first six months.
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