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|Silicon Valley Pioneer William Hewlett Has Passed|
«The legendary engineer and Silicon Valley pioneer William Hewlett has passed on Friday in Palo Alto, California, at the age of 87. He was co-founder of the technology corporation Hewlett-Packard. Together with David Packard he started his business in a garage in Palo Alto and lead it to the computer age and to a high tech giant with 49 milliards US dollar volume of sales. Hewlett millionfold got ahead of his initial target, "...to do anything to earn a nickle". The economy magazine Forbes listed him on position #26 of the richest men of America with fortune of nine milliards US dollars.» (unk) (Translation: unk)
[News message: 13. Jan. 2001, 15:43] [Comments: 0]
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