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3Com buying U.S. Robotics for $6.6 billion

...products, is buying modem maker U.S. Robotics for $6.6 billion as the two...large corporate customers, while U.S. Robotics is best known as a consumer company...The combination of 3Com and U.S. Robotics dramatically alters the networking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/28/tec_204685.shtml
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56K modems becoming standard

...about $150, he picked up a 56K U.S. Robotics modem and logged on to the Web...one pushed by modem giant U.S. Robotics (now part of 3Com Corp.) and...properly in their neighborhood. U.S. Robotics, which made four of the six best-selling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/10/tec_235664.shtml
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Many people connect with slower modems

...In the last 18 months, two separate standards for the 56K modems hit the market -- one called X2 developed by U.S. Robotics, which merged with 3Com Corp. in 1997, and another called 56Flex co-authored by Lucent Technologies and Rockwell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/30/tec_237581.shtml
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At the Movies: 'I, Robot'

...security system that controls all the robots and the U.S. Robotics headquarters, is a breathy, female version of HAL...Moynahan), a psychologist whose job it is to make the U.S. Robotics creations more human. The running gag with her is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/16/mov_422346.shtml
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'Bottleneck' giving way to faster connections

...megabyte per second. Neil Clemmons, vice president of marketing for 3Com Corp., which recently acquired modem maker U.S. Robotics, said he expects cable connections to the Internet to become increasingly popular. Right now, one-way or "hybrid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/18/tec_220834.shtml
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At Comdex, vendors focus on hand-held devices

...communications for Palm Computing Inc., a division of 3Com Corp., which acquired the Palm Pilot's former maker, U.S. Robotics Inc., in June. The Palm Pilot is intended to complement the personal computer, said Brooking, not replace it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/19/tec_217755.shtml
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Beginning Monday, a trading revolution on the Nasdaq

...Commission's new order-handling rules: Intel Corp. Microsoft Corp. Cisco Systems Inc. Dell Computer Corp. U.S. Robotics corp. Sun Microsystems Inc. 3Com Corp. Ascend Communications Inc. Oracle Corp. Cascade Communications Corp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/20/biz_202819.shtml
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The Web at warp speed - a primer on fast access

...top makers of modems and their components - including U.S. Robotics, Lucent Technologies, Rockwell Semiconductor and...another, the X2 modem technology being promoted by U.S. Robotics is not compatible with the K56flex modem technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/22/tec_201616.shtml
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What's in a name? Big bucks

...a now closed military base near the Golden Gate Bridge, and wondered what that had to do with a home computer. U.S. Robotics has a line of modems called the Sportster, which I think does an elegant job of marrying high baud rate with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/11/met_200494.shtml
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...cents per share. 3Com buying U.S. Robotics CHICAGO - 3Com Corp., a maker...products, is buying modem maker U.S. Robotics for $6.6 billion as the two...The combination of 3Com and U.S. Robotics dramatically alters the networking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/27/biz_204607.shtml
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