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Software history[edit]

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  • Asija, Pal (1983). How to Protect Computer Programs: A Case History of the First Pure Software Patent. Law Publishers. 
  • Billings, Charlene W. (1989). Grace Hopper. Enslow. 
  • Broy, Manfred; Denert, Ernst (2002). Software Pioneers. Springer. ISBN 3540430814.  (includes 4 dvds - videos of pioneers presenting their papers)
  • Buxton, J.N.; Randell, B. (eds.) (1970). Software Engineering Techniques: Report on a Conference Sponsored by the NATO Science Committee, Rome, Italy, 27th to 31st Oct 1969. NATO. 
  • Carlston, Douglas G. (1985). Software People. Simon & Schuster. 
  • Ensmenger, Nathan (2010). The Computer Boys Take Over: Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise. MIT Press. 
  • Gabriel, Richard P. (1996). Patterns of Software: Tales from the Software Community. Oxford. 
  • Glass, Robert L. (1998). In the Beginning: Recollections of Software Pioneers. IEEE Computer Society. 
  • Hashagen, Ulf; Keil-Slawik, Reinhard; Norberg, Arthur L. (2002). History of Computing - Software Issues. Springer Verlag. 
  • Hughes, Bob (2007). Dust or Magic, Creative work in the digital age. Bosko Books. ISBN 0954723953. 
  • Hull, Richard (1992). In Praise of Wimps: Social History of Computer Programming - Some Work in Progress - Including a Chronology and an Extensive Bibliography. Alice publications. 
  • Ito, Mizuko (2009). Engineering Play: A Cultural History of Children's Software (John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digi). MIT Press. 
  • Johnson, Luanne (ed.) (2003). Adapso Reunion Transcript May 2-4, 2002: The Origins of the Multi-Billion Dollar Computer Software and Services Industry (A Software History Center Project). Lightning Source Inc. ISBN 1414002688. 
  • June, Fore (2003). Windows Fan, Linux Fan: A true story about a spiritual battle between a Windows fan and a Linux fan!. Writers Club. ISBN 0595263550. 
  • Jussawalla, Meheroo (1992). The Economics of Intellectual Property in a World without Frontiers: A Study of Computer Software (Contributions in Economics and Economic History). Greenwood. 
  • Kelty, Christopher M.; Fischer, Michael M.; Dumit, Joseph (2008). Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software. Duke University Press. ISBN 0822342642. 
  • Kim, Eugene (1999). Software, Money and Liberty: How Source Code Bacame Free. O'Reilly. ISBN 1565925386. 
  • Lammers, Susan (1986). Programmers at Work. Microsoft. 
  • Moody, Glyn (2002). Rebel Code: Linux and the Open Source Revolution. Basic Books. ISBN 0738206709. 
  • Lee, Leonard (1991). The Day the Phones Stopped: The Computer Crisis -- The What and Why of It, and How We Can Beat It. Donald I Fine. ISBN 1-55611-264-5. 
  • Levy, Steven (2001). Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution. Penguin. ISBN 0141000511. 
  • Lohr, Steve (2002). Go To: The Story of the Math Majors, Bridge Players, Engineers, Chess Wizards, Maverick Scientists and Iconoclasts--The Programmers Who Created the Software Revolution. Basic Books. ISBN 0465042260. 
  • Moreau, Rene (1984). The Computer Comes of Age: The People, the Hardware, and the Software. MIT Press. ISBN 0-262-13194-3. 
  • Naur, Peter; Randell, B. (eds.) (1969). Software Engineering: Report on a conference sponsored by the NATO Science Committee, Garmisch, Germany, 7th to 11th October 1968. NATO. 
  • Oman, Paul W.; Lewis, Ted G. (eds.) (1990). Milestones in Software Evolution. IEEE Computer Society Press.  (a collection of papers; from the preface We claim that these are the most important papers influencing the course of software development in the past and in the near future.)
  • Peterson, Ivars (1995). Fatal Defect: Chasing Killer Computer Bugs. Times Books. ISBN 0-8129-2023-6. 
  • Priestley, Mark (2010). A Science of Operations: Machines, Logic and the Invention of Programming. Springer. ISBN 1848825544. 
  • Roeding, Cyriac R.; Purkert, Gert; Kinder, Sandro K.; Muller, Ralph; Hoch, Deltiv J. (ed.) (1999). Secrets of Software Success: Management Insights from 100 Software Firms Around the World. Harvard Business School Press. ISBN 978-1-57851-105-1. 
  • Salus, Peter H. (1994). A Quarter Century of UNIX. Addison-Wesley. ISBN 0-201-54777-5. 
  • Salus, Peter H. (2008). The Daemon, the Gnu, and the Penguin. Reed Media Services. ISBN 097903423X. 
  • Stasik, Eric (2007). Not so Patently Obvious, The Brief History of Patenting Software in the U.S. and Europe and the Trouble with Patents in the Digital Age, 2nd Edition. Althos Publishing. 
  • Torrisi, Salvatore (1998). Industrial Organisation and Innovation: An International Study of the Software Industry. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISBN 1858988942. 
  • Torvalds, Linus; Diamond, David (2002). Just for Fun. Collins Business. ISBN 0-06-662073-2. 
  • Watson, Jon (2008). A History Of Computer Operating Systems: Unix, Dos, Lisa, Macintosh, Windows, Linux. Nimble Books. 
  • Weinberg, Gerald M. (1971). {Psychology of Computer Programming. Van Nostrand Reinhold. 
  • Whelan, Elaine P. (2003). My Mom's Making History: The Story of Computer Software, Copyrights and Creativity. Copyrights Promote Creativity Project. 
  • Whitlaw, Nancy (1995). Grace Hopper: Programming Pioneer. Freeman. 
  • Wilkes, Maurice V.; Wheeler, David J.; Gill, Stanley (1951). The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer -- With Special reference to the EDSAC and the use of a library of subroutines. Charles Babbage Institute Reprint Series for the History of Computing 1. Addison-Wesley. ISBN 0-262-23118-2. 
  • Wilkes, Maurice V.; Wheeler, David J.; Gill, Stanley (1957). The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer, 2nd ed. Addison-Wesley.  (the book is less EDSAC specific and, from the preface, offered as a general introduction to programming for any machine)
  • Williams, Kathleen Broome (2004). Grace Hopper: Admiral of the Cyber Sea. Naval Institute Press. 
  • Yourdon, Edward (ed.) (1979). Classics in Software Engineering. Yourdon. 
  • Yourdon, Edward (ed.) (1982). Writings of the Revolution: Selected Readings on Software Engineering. Yourden. 

Programming languages history[edit]

While a few early books on programming languages have been included, it is not intended that every language be represented here.

Online history, Web history, Internet history[edit]

Online history
  • Aboba, Bernard (1993). The Online User's Encyclopedia: Bulletin Boards and Beyond. Addison Wesley. 
  • Bourne, Charles P.; Hahn, Trudi Bellardo (2003). A History of Online Information Services, 1963-1976. MIT Press. ISBN 0262025388. 
  • Hafner, Katie (2001). The Well: A Story of Love, Death & Real Life in the Seminal Online Community. Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0786708468. 
  • Holzmann, Gerard J.; Pehrson, Bjorn (1994). The Early History of Data Networks. Wiley. ISBN 0818667826. 
  • Nelson, Ted (1987). Literary Machines The Report on, and of, Project Xanadu Concerning Word Processing, Electronic Publishing, Hypertext, Thinkertoys, Tomorrow's Intellectual Revolution, and Certain Other Topics Including Knowledge, Education and Freedom. Distributors. ISBN 978-0893470555.  (earlier ed. 1981)
Web History, Internet History
  • Abbate, Janet (1999). Inventing the Internet. MIT Press. 
  • Andrews, Paul (2000). How the Web Was Won: How Bill Gates and His Internet Idealists Transformed the Microsoft Empire. Broadway. ISBN 0767900499. 
  • Aspray, William; Ceruzzi, Paul E. (eds.) (2008). The Internet and American Business. MIT Press. 
  • Banks, Michael A. (2008). On the Way to the Web: The Secret History of the Internet and Its Founders. Apress. ISBN 1430208694. 
  • Berners-Lee, Tim (1999). Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web by Its Inventor. Harper. ISBN 978-0-06-251586-5. 
  • Bunnell, David (2000). Making the CISCO Connection: The Story Behind the Real Internet Superpower. Wiley. 
  • Cailliau, Robert; Gillies, James (2000). How the Web Was Born: The Story of the World Wide Web. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-286207-5. 
  • Carpenter, Phil (2000). eBrands: Building an Internet Business at Breakneck Speed. Harvard Business. 
  • Carr, Nicholas G. (2008). The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google. W.W. Norton. ISBN 0393062287. 
  • Ceruzzi, Paul E. (2008). Internet Alley: High Technology in Tysons Corner, 1945-2005. MIT Press. 
  • Clark, Jim (1999). Netscape time: the making of the billion-dollar start-up that took on Microsoft. St. Martin's. 
  • Cusumano, Michael A.; Yoffie, David B. (1998). Competing on Internet Time: Lessons from Netscape and its battle with Microsoft. Free Press. 
  • Donovan, John J. (1997). The Second Industrial Revolution: Business Strategy and Internet Technology. Prentice-Hall. 
  • Flichy, Patrice (2007). The Internet Imaginaire. MIT Press. ISBN 0262062615. 
  • Glickman, Adam (1996). Search Engine and Internet Directory Report: Technology, Advertising & Industry Consolidation. Jupiter Communications. 
  • Hafner, Katie; Lyon, Matthem (1996). When Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet. Simon & Schuster. 
  • Harmon, Steve (1999). Zero Gravity: Riding Venture Capital from High-Tech Start-Up to Breakout IPO. Bloomberg.  (Netscape example)
  • Herman, Andrew (2000). The World Wide Web and Contemporary Cultural Theory: Magic, Metaphor, Power. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-92502-0. 
  • Jacobsen, Ole (ed.) (1987-1996). "ConneXions--The Interoperability Report, 1987-1996". Charles Babbage Institute. Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  • Korzeniowski, Paul (1997). Microsoft Versus Netscape: The Battle for the Internet Infrastructure. Computer Technology Research Corporation. ISBN 978-1-56607-989-1. 
  • Leiner, Barry M.; Cerf, Vinton G.; Clark, David D.; Kahn, Robert E.; Kleinrock, Leonard; Lynch, Daniel C.; Postel, Jon; Roberts, Larry; Wolff, Stephen (2003). A Brief History of the Internet. 
  • Lyons, James; Plunkett, John (2007). Multimedia Histories: From the Magic Lantern to the Internet. University of Exeter Press. ISBN 0859897737. 
  • McDowell, Robert L.; Simon, William L. (2001). Driving Digital: Microsoft and Its Customers Speak About Thriving in the E-Business Era. HarperBusiness. ISBN 0066620929. 
  • Naughton, John (1999). A Brief History of the Future: The Origins of the Internet. Diane Pub Co. ISBN 0756762391. 
  • Okin, J.R. (2005). The Internet Revolution: The Not-for-Dummies Guide to the History, Technology, and Use of the Internet. Ironbound Press. 
  • Okin, J.R. (2005). The Technology Revolution: The Not-for-dummies Guide to the Impact, Perils, And Promise of the Internet. Ironbound Press. ISBN 0976385716. 
  • Quittner, Joshua (1998). Speeding the Net: The Inside Story of Netscape and How it Challenged Microsoft. Grove/Atlantic. 
  • Reid, Robert H. (1997). Architects of the WEB: 1,000 Days that Built the Future of Business. Wiley. 
  • Segaller, Stephen (1998). Nerds 2.0.1, A Brief History of the Internet. TV Books. 
  • Spector, Robert (2000). Amazon.com: Get Big Fast. Harper Business. 
  • Swisher, Kara (1998). AOL.com: How Steve Case Beat Bill Gates, Nailed the Netheads, and Made Millions in the War for the Web. Random House. 
  • Thornally, George (1999). AOL by George! The Inside Story of AOL. Urly Media. 
  • Vallee, Jacques (1993). The Network Revolution: Confessions of a Computer Scientist. Ronin. ISBN 091590473X. 
  • Vallee, Jacques (2003). The Heart of the Internet: An Insider's View of the Origin and Promise of the On-Line Revolution. Hampton Roads. ISBN 1571743693. 
  • Wolff, Michael (1998). Burn Rate: How I survived the Gold Rush Years on the Internet. Simon & Schuster. 

Business history[edit]

Web business history is included in the Web History section.
  • Cortada, James W. (1996). Information Technology as Business History: Issues in the History and Management of Computers. Greenwood. ISBN 0313299501. 
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  • Allyn, Stanley C. (1967). My Half Century With NCR: The Memoirs of the former Chairman and President of the NCR Co. McGraw-Hill. 
  • Auletta, Ken (1997). The Highwaymen: Warriors of the Information Superhighway. Random House. 
  • Bagnall, Brian (2008). The Commodore Story: A Company on the Edge. Variant Press. ISBN 0973864966. 
  • Baum, Claude (1981). The System Builders: The Story of SDC. SDC. 
  • Bronson, Po (1999). The Nudist on the Late Shift and Other True Tales of Silicon Valley. Random House. ISBN 0-375-50277-7. 
  • Campbell-Kelly, Martin (1989). ICL: A Business and Technical History. Clarendon Press. 
  • Campbell-Kelly, Martin (2003). From Airline Reservations to Sonic the Hedgehog: A History of the Software Industry. MIT Press. ISBN 0-262-03303-8. 
  • Chandler, Alfred D. (2001). Inventing the Electronic Century: The Epic Story of the Consumer Electronics and Computer Industry. Free Press. ISBN 0-7432-1567-2. 
  • Chen, Robert H. (1997). Made in Taiwan: The Story of Acer Computers. McGraw-Hill. 
  • Clapes, Anthony Lawrence (1993). Softwars: The Legal Battles for Control of the Global Software Industry. Quorum. 
  • Cohen, Scott (1984). Zap: The rise and fall of Atari. McGraw-Hill. 
  • Dell, Michael; Fredman, Catherine (1999). Direct from Dell: Strategies that Revolutionized an Industry. HarperBusiness. 
  • Dorfman, Nancy S. (1987). Innovation and Market Structure: Lessons from the Computer and Semiconductor Industries. Ballinger. ISBN 0-88730-185-1. 
  • Fishman, Katharine Davis (1981). The Computer Establishment. Harper & Row. ISBN 0060112832. 
  • Ferguson, Charles H. (1999). High Sta@kes, No Prisoners: A Winner's Tale of Greed and Glory in the Internet Wars. Times Business. ISBN 978-0-8129-3143-3.  (Vermeer Technologies)
  • Follett, Ken (1983). On Wings of Eagles. Morrow. 
  • Gannon, Paul (1997). Trojan Horses and National Champions: A History of the European computing and telecommunications industry. Aptamatic Books. ISBN 0-953-02840-2. 
  • General Electric (1960). General Electric Computer History. General Electric. 
  • Hall, Mark; Barry, John (1990). Sunburst: The Ascent of Sun Microsystems. Contemporary Books. 
  • Hiltzik, Michael (1999). Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age. Harper Business. 
  • Jackson, Tim (1997). Inside Intel: Andy Grove and the Rise of the Worlds's Most Powerful Chip Company. Dutton. 
  • Jorgenson, Dale W.; Wessner, Charles W. (2006). Measuring and Sustaining the New Economy, Software, Growth, and the Future of the U.S Economy: Report of a Symposium. National Academies Press. ISBN 0309099501. 
  • Kaplan, Jerry (1996). Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure. Penguin. ISBN 0140257314.  (GO Corp.)
  • Kearns, David T.; Nadler, David A. (1992). Prophets in the Dark: How Xerox Reinvented Itself and Beat Back the Japanese. Harper Business. 
  • Kenney, Charles C. (1992). Riding the Runaway Horse: The Rise and Decline of Wang Laboratories. Little, Brown. 
  • Kestin, Hesh (1992). Twenty-First_Century Management: The Revolutionary Strategies that Have Made Computer Associates a Multibillion-Dollar Software Giant. Atlantic Monthly Press. 
  • Kidder, Tracy (1981). The Soul of a New Machine. Little, Brown.  (Data General)
  • Kobayashi, Koji (1989). The Rise of NEC: How the World's Greatest C&C Company Is Managed. Blackwell. 
  • Kobayashi, Taiyu (1983). Fortune Favors the Brave: Fujitsu: Thirty Years in Computers. Toyo Keizai Shinposha. 
  • Kurtzig, Sandra L. (1991). CEO: Building a $400 Million Company from the Ground Up. Norton.  (ASK Corporation)
  • Larson, Don W. (1979). Land of the Giants: A History of Minnesota Business. Dorn. 
  • Laver, Ross (1998). Random Excess: The Wild Ride of Michael Cowpland and Corel. Viking. ISBN 067087972X. 
  • Levering, Robert; Katz, Michael; Moskowitz, Milton (1985). Computer Entrepreneur: Who's Making It Big and How in America's Upstart Industry. Plume. 
  • Levin, Doran P. (1989). Irreconcilable Differences: Ross Perot versus General Motors. Little, Brown & Co. 
  • Littman, Jonathan (1987). Once Upon a Time in Computerland. Price Stearn Sloane. 
  • Mahoney, Robert W. (1995). Diebold, Incorporated: From safes to software. Newcomen Society of the United States. 
  • Malone, Michael S. (1991). Going Public: MIPS Computer and the Entrepreneurial Dream. Edward Burlingame. 
  • Mason, Todd (1990). Perot: An Unauthorized Biography. Business One Irwin. 
  • Meissner, Gerd (2000). SAP: Inside the Secret Software Power. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0071347852. 
  • Murray, Charles J. (1997). The Supermen: The Story of Seymour Cray and the Technical Wizards behind the Supercomputer. Wiley. 
  • NEC (1984). NEC Corporation: The First 80 years. NEC. ISBN 4-931172-01-6. 
  • Nietz, Kerry (2003). FoxTales: Behind the Scenes at Fox Software. Hentzenwerke. 
  • Norberg, Arthur L. (2005). Computers and Commerce: A Study of Technology and Management at Eckert-Mauchly Computer Company, Engineering Research Associates, and Remington Rand, 1946-1957. MIT Press. ISBN 0-262-14090-X. 
  • Oldfield, Homer R. (1996). King of the Seven Dwarfs; General Electric's Ambiguous Challenge to the Computer Industry. IEEE Computer Society. 
  • Osborne, Adam (1984). Hypergrowth: The rise and fall of Osborne Computer Corporation. Idthekkethan. 
  • Packard, David (1995). The HP Way: How Bill Hewlett and I Built our Company. Harper Business. 
  • Perot, Ross (1996). My Life & The Principles of Success. Summit. 
  • Peterson, W.E. Pete (1994). Almost Perfect: How a bunch of regular guys built WordPerfect Corporation. Prima. 
  • Rifkin, Glenn; Harrar, George (1988). The Ultimate Entrepreneur: The Story of Ken Olsen and Digital Equip Corp. Contemporary Books. 
  • Rodengen, Jeffrey L. (1998). The Spirit of AMD, Advanced Micro Devices. Write Stuff. 
  • Sidor, David (2004). The Click: A memoir and lessons learned during the Great Internet Boom. iUniverse. ISBN 0595327842.  (DoubleClick, now a Google subsidiary)
  • Smith, Douglas K.; Alexander, Robert C. (1988). Fumbling the Future: How XEROX invented, then ignored, the first personal computer. Morrow. 
  • Southwick, Karen (1999). High Noon: The Inside Story of Scott McNealy and the Rise of Sun Microsystems. Wiley. 
  • Southwick, Karen (1999). Silicon Gold Rush: The Next Generation of High-Tech Stars Rewrites the Rules of Business. Wiley. ISBN 0471246468. 
  • Strassmann, Paul A. (2008). The Computers Nobody Wanted: My Years at Xerox. The Information Economics Press. ISBN 978-1-4276-3270-8. 
  • Taylor, Suzanne; Schroeder, Kathy; Doerr, john (2003). Inside Intuit: How the Makers of Quicken Beat Microsoft and Revolutionized an Entire Industry. Harvard Business School. ISBN 1591391369. 
  • Thomas, David (1983). Knights of the New Technology: The Inside Story of Canada's Computer Elite. Key Porter. 
  • Thomas, David (1991). Alan Sugar: The Amstrad Story. Trafalgar Square. ISBN 0712635181. 
  • Tomczyk, Michael S. (1984). The Home Computer Wars: An insider's account of Commodore and Jack Tramiel. Compute! Books. 
  • Voth, Ben (1974). A Piece of the Computer Pie. Gulf.  (University Computing Company}
  • Walker, John (1989). The Autodesk File: Bits of History, Words of Experience, 3rd ed. New Riders. 
  • Wang, An (1986). Lessons: An Autobiography. Addison Wesley. 
  • Woodbury, David O. (1956). Let ERMA Do It: The Full Story of Automation. Harcourt, Brace and Company.  (General Electric)
  • Worthy, James C. (1978). William C. Norris: Portrait of a Maverick. Ballinger. 
  • Yost, Jeffrey (2005). The Computer Industry. Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-32844-7. 
  • Young, Robert; Rohm, Wendy Goldman (1999). Under the Radar: How Red Hat Changed the Software Business--and Took Microsoft by Surprise. Coriolis Group Books. ISBN 1576105067. 

Apple Inc., NeXT, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak[edit]

  • Amelio, Gil; Simon, William (1998). On the Firing Line: My 500 Days at Apple. HarperBusiness. 
  • Brookbanks, Ian (2000). Newton's Apple: Business Strategy, Pure and Simple. Xlibris. ISBN 073882738X. 
  • Butcher, Lee (1988). Accidental Millionaire: The rise and fall of Steve Jobs at Apple Computer. Paragon. 
  • Carlton, Jim (1998). Apple: The Inside Story of Intrigue, Egomania, and Business Blunders, expanded. Harper Perennial. 
  • Deutschman, Alan (2000). The Second Coming of Steve Jobs. Broadway. 
  • Garr, Doug (1984). Woz: The Prodigal Son of Silicon Valley. Avon. 
  • Gallo, Carmine (2009). The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to be Insanely great in front of any audience. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0071636080. 
  • Leander, Kahney (2005). Cult of iPod. No Starch Press. ISBN 1593270666. 
  • Leander, Kahney (2009). Inside Steve's Brain: Business Lessons from Steve Jobs, the Man Who Saved Apple. Atlantic Books. ISBN 1843549123. 
  • Kirsner, Scott (2008). Inventing The Movies: Hollywood's Epic Battle Between Innovation And The Status Quo, From Thomas Edison To Steve Jobs. CreateSpace. ISBN 1438209991. 
  • Kounalakis, Markos (1993). Defying Gravity: The making of Newton. Making Words. 
  • Levy, Steven (1994). Insanely Great: The Life and Times of the Macintosh, the Computer that changed everything. Viking. 
  • Linzmayer, Owen W. (1999). Apple Confidential: The Real Story of Apple Computer, Inc. No Starch Press. 
  • Linzmayer, Owen W. (2004). Apple Confidential 2.0: The Definitive History of the World's Most Colorful Company. No Starch Press. ISBN 1593270100. 
  • Lyons, Daniel (2007). Options: The Secret Life of Steve Jobs - A Parody. Da Capo Press. ISBN 0306815842. 
  • Malone, Michael S. (1999). Infinite loop: how the world's most insanely great computer company went insane. Doubleday. 
  • Moritz, Michael (1984). The Little Kingdom: The private story of Apple Computer. Morrow. 
  • Moritz, Michael (2009). Return to the Little Kingdom: Steve Jobs and the Creation of Apple. Overlook TP. ISBN 1590202813. 
  • Rose, Frank (1989). West of Eden: The End of Innocence at Apple Computer. Viking. 
  • Scully, John (1987). Odyssey: Pepsi to Apple. Harper & Row. 
  • Sheen, Barbara (2009). Steve Jobs. Lucent Books. ISBN 1420501607. 
  • Stross, Randall E. (1993). Steve Jobs and the NeXT Big Thing. Atheneum. 
  • Thygeson, Gordon (1998). Apple T-Shirts: A Yearbook of History at Apple. Pomo Pub. ISBN 0966139348. 
  • Wozniak, Steve (2006). iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It. WW Norton. ISBN 0393061434. 
  • Young, Jeffrey S. (1988). Steve Jobs: The Journey is the Reward. Scott, Foresman. 
  • Young, Jeffrey S. (2005). iCon Steve Jobs: The Greatest Second Act in the History of Business. Wiley. ISBN 0471720836. 

IBM, Thomas J. Watson, Thomas J. Watson, Jr[edit]

  • Amonette, Ruth Leach (2000). Among Equals: The Rise of IBM's First Female Corporate Vice President. Creative Arts Book Company. 
  • Arvay, Albert (2007). That's IBM!. Authorhouse. 
  • Auchordoguy, Marie (1989). Computers Inc.; Japan's Challenge to IBM. Harvard. 
  • Austrian, G.D. (1982). Herman Hollerith: The Forgotten Giant of Information Processing. Columbia. 
  • Bashe, Charles J. (1987). The SSEC in historical perspective. IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. 
  • Bashe, Charles J.; Johnson, Lyle R.; Palmer, John H.; Pugh, Emerson W. (1986). IBM's Early Computers. MIT Press. 
  • Bauer, Roy A.; Collar, Emilio; Tang, Victor (1992). The Silverlake Project: Transformation at IBM. Oxford. 
  • Beardslee, Max (2001). International Business Marionettes: An IBM Executive Struggles to Regain His Sanity after a Brutal Firing. Lucky Press. 
  • Belden, Thomas Graham; Belden, Marva Robins (1962). The Lengthening Shadow - The Life of Thomas J. Watson. Little, Brown. 
  • Black, Edwin (2001). IBM & The Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany & America's Most Powerful Corporation. Three Rivers. 
  • Boyett, Joseph H. (1993). The Quality Journey: How winning the Baldrige sparked the remaking of IBM. Dutton. 
  • Brennan, Jean Ford (1971). The IBM Watson Laboratory at Columbia University: A History. IBM. 
  • Carey, Earl (1992). IBM And The Corruption of Justice in America: The Carey-Gate Story. Bismarck. 
  • Carroll, Paul (1993). Big Blues: The Unmaking of IBM. Crown. 
  • Chposky, James; Leonsis, Ted (1988). Blue Magic: the people, power, and politics behind the IBM PC. Facts on File. 
  • Connolly, James (1967). History of Computing in Europe. IBM World Trade Corp,. 
  • Cortada, James W.; Hargraves, Thomas S.; Wakin, Edward; IBM Team of Consultants (1999). Into the Networked Age: How IBM and Other Firms are Getting There Now. Oxford. ISBN 0195124499. 
  • Cousins, Robert (ed.) (1957). The Will to THINK; A Treasury of Ideas and Ideals From the Pages of THINK. Farrar, Straus and Cudahy.  (THINK is a magazine published by IBM)
  • DeLamarter, Richard Thomas (1986). Big Blue: IBM's Use and Abuse of Power. Dodd, Mead. 
  • Dell, Deborah A.; Purdy, J. Gerry (2000). ThinkPad: A different shade of blue. Sams. 
  • DeLoca, Cornelius E.; Kalow, Samuel J. (1991). The Romance Division ... a different side of IBM. D & K (Wyckoff NJ). 
  • Drandell, Milton (1990). IBM: The Other Side, 101 Former Employees Look Back. Quail. 
  • Engelbourg, Saul (1976). International Business Machines: A Business History (1954 doctoral dissertation). Ayer. 
  • Fisher, Franklin M.; McGowan, John J.; Greenwood, Joen E. (1983). Folded, Spindled, and Mutilated - Economic Analysis and U.S. v. IBM. MIT Press. 
  • Fisher, Franklin M.; McKie, James W.; Mancke, Richard B. (1983). IBM and the U.S. Data Processing Industry: An Economic History. Prager. 
  • Flint, Charles R. (1923). Memories of an Active Life. Putnam's Sons. 
  • Foy, Nancy (1975). The Sun Never Sets on IBM. William Morrow.  published in UK as "The IBM World"
  • Fuller, Frederick L. (1938). My Half Century as an Inventor. 
  • Garr, Doug (1999). IBM Redux: Lou Gerstner and the business turnaround of the decade. HarperBusiness. 
  • Gerstner, Louis V. (2002). Who Says Elephants Can't dance?: Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround. HarperBusiness. 
  • Gould, Heywood (1971). Corporation Freak. Tower (NY). 
  • Goulden, Joseph C. (1977). The Million Dollar Lawyers. Putnam's.  (Telex case)
  • Grimm, Ed (1989). IBM, a special company (Think). IBM. 
  • Harvey, John (2008). Transition: The IBM Story. Switzer. 
  • Heller, Robert (1994). The Fate of IBM. Little Brown. 
  • Henry, Thomas Conner (1913). Tricks of the Cash Register Trust. Winchester Sun. 
  • Hoffman, Paul (1982). Lions of the Eighties. Doubleday.  ("Cravath's Verdun", U.S. v. IBM)
  • Hoskins, Jim; Lupiano, Vincent (1997). Exploring IBM's Bold Internet Strategy. Maximum Press. ISBN 1885068166. 
  • Hoskins, Jim; Hoskins, Monica; Mills, Steve (2008). WebSphere Revolution: The Inside Story of How IBM, Partners, and Customers Came Together to Transform Business. Maximum Press. ISBN 1931644764. 
  • Hoyt, Edwin P. (1962). The Supersalesmen. World. 
  • IBM (1935). "Fellowship Songs of International Business Machines Corporation (partial reproduction of the 1935 edition)". Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  • IBM (2006). "History of IBM". Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  • Jardine, Diane (ed) (2002). IBM @ 70: Blue Beneath the Southern Cross. Celebrating 70 Years of IBM in Australia. Focus. 
  • Kean, David W. (1977). IBM San Jose: A Quarter Century of Innovation. IBM. 
  • Kelly, Brian W. (2004). Can the AS/400 Survive IBM?. Lets go. 
  • Killen, Michael (1988). IBM: The Making of the Common View. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 
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Microsoft, Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer[edit]

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Oracle, Larry Ellison[edit]

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  • Read, Stuart (1999). The Oracle Edge: How Oracle Corporation's Take No Prisoners Strategy Has Made an $8 Billion Software Powerhouse. Adams Media Corporation. ISBN 1580621651. 
  • Southwick, Karen (2003). Everyone Else Must Fail: The Unvarnished Truth About Oracle and Larry Ellison. Crown Business. ISBN 0609610694. 
  • Stone, Florence M. (2002). The Oracle of Oracle: The Story of Volatile CEO Larry Ellison and the Strategies Behind His Company's Phenomenal Success. AMACOM. ISBN 0814406394. 
  • Symonds, Matthew; Ellison, Larry (2003). Softwar: An Intimate Portrait of Larry Ellison and Oracle. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 074322504X. 
  • Wilson, Mike (1997). The Difference Between God and Larry Ellison: Inside Oracle Corporation. Morrow. 

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