Classic Computer Magazine Archive ANTIC VOL. 7, NO. 2 / JUNE 1988


ATARI SUES CHIP SUPPLIER: Atari Corp. filed suit in U.S. District Court against Micron Technology Inc. of Boise, Idaho, accusing Micron of illegally cancelling a telephone order for 3 million dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chips, then offering an unspecified number of chips to Atari at a much higher price.

ATARI/SOVIET DEAL: Atari Corp. could be part of the first Soviet joint venture with a Western computer company. Early negotiations are reported by Alwin Stumpf, managing director of the Atari Corp. (Deutsch land) GMBH. In 1987, Atari sold a record 100,000 computers to the East ern bloc, including 4,600 8-bit units to East Germany and 10,500 to Czechoslovakia.