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dot-com bubble

The late 1990s during which countless Internet companies were riding an enormous wave of enthusiasm that pushed their stock valuations into the stratosphere even though they never made a penny. Billions in venture capital were given to entrepreneurs with little or no experience to fund ideas that were ludicrous. It was a crazy time, and people were very excited. With all of the nonsense, many dot-coms did survive, and countless concepts and techniques were developed that continue today. Compared to other industries, one must keep in mind that the Internet is still in its infancy! See dot-com and New Economy.
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A recent report by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) forecasts that sales of semiconductor technology are set to slump next year for the first time since the dot com bust of 2001.
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So Gates went stumping at universities, telling students disillusioned by the dot com bust that they can still make a good living, even as the computer industry sends some jobs, like software programming, abroad.
His remarkable success, especially during the dot com bust, makes him a strong addition to our executive team as we navigate through the current economic climate.
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Brigitte PREISSL, Harry BOWMAN & Charles STEINFIELD (Eds) E-Life after the Dot Com bust Springer, Heidelberg, 2004, 287 pages
Ten Pine Advisors feels that Altigen has successfully weathered the dot com bust through its conservative corporate management style and for its technological prowess as evidenced by the number of new leading edge VoIP products released by the firm.
We survived the dot com bust and reached sustained profitability.