- Silicon Graphics Incorporated (SGI) was a top company selling $10,000+ work stations.
Its customers include the movie companies doing computer animation.
- With the advent of powerful graphic chips and PCs which offer graphics and animations at reasonable prices, SGI folded.
- Computer History Museum (CHM) bought one of the buildings on Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View.
- Google bought most of the remaining SGI buildings and created its GooglePlex.
- Some top companies may be toppled by competitors and innovators.