Teaching Pc Software To Speak Another Machine's Language

These days, it's almost impossible to bring out a brand-new PC that's not compatible with some existing model. That's because there are many thousands of programs for popular models, such as IBM's PC and Apple Computer Inc.'s Macintosh. Last year, though, Apple and IBM formed a joint venture to design an entirely new PC, called the PowerPC. How will they make sure enough software is ready for it?

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