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Silicon Cowboys

Rated NR 77 min. 2016

Launched in 1982 by three friends in a Houston diner, Compaq Computer set out to build a portable PC to take on IBM, the world's most powerful tech company. Although many others had tried cloning IBM's prized code, only to be trounced by high-priced lawyers, Compaq's vision for a portable PC found startling success, sending shockwaves through the industry and dethroning a tech giant.

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Director: Jason Cohen

Writer: Jason Cohen and Steven Leckart

Cast: Rod Canion, Jim Harris and Bill Murto

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