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The history of the computer time-sharing industry is one of the unwritten chapters in the overall history of computing. In this article, we show that the time-sharing industry constituted a major sector of the computer services industry until the early 1980s, when time-sharing was made obsolescent by the personal computer.
Time sharing computer systems, History, Computer industry, Industrial economics, Microcomputers, Operating systems, Information systems, Personal communication networks, Heart, Costs, time-sharing computer systems, computer networks, computer services, economics

"Economic Perspectives on the History of the Computer Time-Sharing Industry, 1965-1985," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 30, no. , pp. 16-36, 2008.
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