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A review of progress at MCC: Although its current objectives do not include `beating Japan,¿¿ this U.S. organization is positioned to help industry do so

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The drums of publicity reverberated loudly when the Microelectronics & Computer Technology Corp. was formed ¿¿ but not for long. After being set up in 1983 by 10 otherwise competing U.S. computer and semiconductor companies to upstage Japanese computer advances, MCC remained silent about its work. After declaring its goal ¿¿ making the founding shareholders able to introduce ¿¿fifth-generation¿¿ computer technology before Japan did ¿¿ it faded from public view.

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IEEE Spectrum  (Volume:23 ,  Issue: 3 )