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A large Italian company producing office machinery, computers and printers.

Olivetti took a controlling stake in Acorn Computers in September 1985.

Olivetti computers were once marketed in USA with the ATT brand name.

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The Olivetti, on the other hand, came protected by cling wrap, and was coaxed out of a bayong.
The typewriter would go on from that first Sholes and Glidden machine to revolutionize writing, industry, and communication over most of the 20th century, and bring forth names like Remington, Smith-Corona, Underwood, Royal, Olympia, Olivetti, and Hermes, among many others.
That halcyon era when an Olivetti portable was the height of journalistic sophistication.
Gian Maria Olivetti, vice president, Global Engineering, Tenneco Powertrain, said, 'We are very pleased to be recognised with this important industry award.
Examples of some of the key players in the cash register machines market are Toshiba Corporation, Foxconn Technologies, Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Dell, Inc., Olivetti S.p.A., Citaq Co.
The new World Heritage sites, in order of inscription, are: Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century (Italy) -- The industrial city of Ivrea is located in the Piedmont region and developed as the testing ground for Olivetti, manufacturer of typewriters, mechanical calculators and office computers.
A Your typewriter was created by Ettore Sottsass for Olivetti. This design classic got its name as his revolutionary new machine went on sale on St Valentine's Day, 1969.
Sin dal titolo, si evince come uno dei centri della narrazione di Coccia sia occupato dalla figura di Paola Olivetti, a cui rimanda il verso citato (di pregevole fattura ritmica, assai rara nel seppur vasto repertorio poetico leviano).
(The latter's "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again" inspired the name of the Memphis Group, the trendy-again movement Sottsass founded in Milan in the early '80s.) The designer, who died in 2007 at the age of 90, was known for bringing a love of Beat and Pop to his legendary consumer goods, like his famous bright-red "Valentine" Olivetti typewriter.
The Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin MP will be visiting Derby to open the iconic Olivetti Building, for newly formed emlc.space, on the 24th July 2015.