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July 26, 1990


By CBR Staff Writer

Apple Computer Inc appears to be about to make its peace with one of the small companies that builds clones of the Macintosh and avoid meeting Apple in court by omitting the BIOS ROMS that are essential to their operation. The ROMs are fairly easily obtained mail order in the US, ripped out of old Macs or whatever, but now, according to the New York Times, Apple, less than happy with its first shot at a Macintosh Portable, is negotiating an agreement with Boulder, Colorado clonemaker Outbound Systems Inc, which builds a 9 lbs Mac clone, under which it would sell BIOS chips to Outbound in return for Outbound technology.

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