[vcf-midatlantic] AT&T Technical Workstation / Counterpoint C-19

Evan Koblentz evan at vcfed.org
Tue Aug 21 17:30:03 EDT 2018

> Computerworld Nov 16, 1987
> title "Counterpoint, Multitech join"
> San jose CA - Counterpoint Computers last week completed a merger with 
> Multitech Industrial Corp, a member of the MSC Group, a Tiawanese 
> comglomerate.... founder and President Pauline Alker.... headquarters 
> here. ... Founded in 1984, privately held Counterpoint ... investors 
> are AT&T and Kyocera Corp.
> book Distinguished Asian American Business Leaders
> By Naomi Hirahara
> Pauline Lo Alker, who entered the computer field in the 1960's, 
> pioneered the way for Asian American women to excel in high technology.
> In 1984 Alker and the director of engineering of her division at 
> Convergent decided to launch their own enterprise, Counterpoint 
> Computers Inc, in San Jose. ... the Tiawanese company Acer, became one 
> of Counterpoint's largest customers...she later became the president 
> of Acer America's sales and operating division.
> "google is our friend"

Indeed it is our friend, but it doesn't tell us anything about the 
systems. :)

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