The Antitrust Ball And Chain Hobbling High Tech

Back in 1989, when U. S. Memories was struggling to get off the ground, President Sanford L. Kane wasn't too worried about the chipmaking consortium running afoul of antitrust laws. After all, most U. S. semiconductor makers were unconditionally surrendering the memory-chip market to the Japanese. Kane figured that organizing a group of American outfits in a last-stand effort to manufacture the next generation of memory chips could only be welcome news.

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