The Problem Even A Cray 3 Couldn't Solve

Is the curtain about to fall on supercomputer genius Seymour R. Cray? In December, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, tired of delays, canceled Cray Computer Corp.'s one and only order for a Cray 3 supercomputer. Then, on Apr. 16, Neil Davenport, the company's president and chief executive, up and quit. With no sales, no orders on hand, no working prototype, and no CEO, Cray Computer's short run looks as if it's about finished.

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