I predict 90% of the comments will be: “I can’t believe you left out X! They were an important company!”
If I wrote a 10,000 word essay on this, I would still get this response.
If I wrote a book on this, I would still get this response.
It was educational for myself as well. I wasn’t planning on including Activision in the list, but when I ran into their story I just had to put them in. It’s a great example of how anything can happen in business. A little upstart like Microsoft can paste a giant like IBM. AOL could buy out Time/Warner. AT&T could break up. You never know.
Kind of scary when you apply this thinking to something like Google.
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