The Inside Story of Texas Instruments’ Biggest Blunder: The TMS9900 Microprocessor

If you use a laptop or desktop computer, chances are it has a microprocessor from the Intel 808x line, regardless of whether it’s a Windows machine or a Mac. The utter dominance of these Intel microprocessors goes back to 1978, when IBM chose the 8088 for its first personal computer.

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