NCR Corporation

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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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After returning home from the war, he went to work for Northeast Airlines as a radio operator and later at National Cash Register where he worked 38 years retiring in 1984.
Art worked as an electronic technician for National Cash Register for a couple of years, followed by a 40 year career in Real Estate as a broker, property manager and a developer in Orange County California.
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TAKING advantage of being by the banks of the O-Hi-Oh, I took a sentimental detour to Dayton, home of National Cash Register Limited.
When he was just 14, Ernie moved to London where he was apprenticed as a signwriter for the National Cash Register Society.
then moved to Atlanta and worked 10 years for National Cash Register as a financial specialist.
National Cash Register involved an Ohio manufacturer of cash registers.
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The National Cash Register Corporation has signed a deal for the entire 35th floor, a 40,000 s/f space that it will take for rents in the $60s per s/f.

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