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NCR Corporation

(company)
Electronics company mainly active in the midrange server market.

NCR was founded 1884 as National Cash Register Company. It joint the computer industry in th 1950s. In 1991 it was absorbed by AT&T (see dinosaurs mating), only to be spat out again in 1996.

NCR mainframes of the 1960's are remembered by some for their hardware incompatibility with IBM mainframes: NCR punched round holes in their punched cards while IBM punched rectangular ones. The codes and machines were not compatible and information could not be easily shared between NCR and IBM customers.

http://ncr.com/.
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DAYTON, Ohio -- Mel Walter has been named to the newly created position of vice president of self-service business development for NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR).
DAYTON, Ohio -- NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) today announced that Dan Bogan has been named senior vice president of the company's Retail/Hospitality & Self-Service Solutions business.
DAYTON, Ohio -- NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) today announced that Mike Webster has been named vice president of the Self-Service Solutions, a new business unit in NCR focused on self-service growth in new industries, including travel, health care, public sector and gaming.
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OSLO, Norway -- Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR), has announced that DnB NOR, Norway's largest financial services group, will extend the capacity and business value of its Teradata Warehouse by implementing Teradata Value Analyzer, an analytical solution that accurately measures profitability down to the individual customer or product level.
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DAYTON, Ohio -- Caixa Galicia, a leading savings bank in Spain, is the newest addition to the growing Teradata Customer Relationship Management (CRM) global user community, according to Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR).
DAYTON, Ohio -- Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR), has announced its acquisition of the American Information Management Group's TRIAD Data Modeling Suite.
DAYTON, Ohio -- Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR), announced that its customer, Nationwide Insurance, has been named the winner of the technology innovation award by the Technology Managers Forum's 2006 Best Practice Awards program.
DAYTON, Ohio -- The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) today announced it has selected Teradata, a division of NCR Government Systems LLC, which is owned by NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR), to become a Navy prime contractor, supporting all aspects of a Department of Defense Logistics Data Center.
DAYTON, Ohio & BRUSSELS -- Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR), announced today that Corona Direct, the major auto, fire and funeral services direct insurance provider in Belgium, has deployed an active data warehouse to provide operational intelligence for its telephone customer service representatives who assist approximately 2.
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