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A slimmer AT&Twill compete fiercely in the world of high technology

No longer do we perceive that our business will be limited to telephony or, for that matter, telecommunications. Ours is the business of information handling, the knowledge business. And the market that we seek is global.

Such was the corporate philosophy set forth by AT&T in its 1980 annual report to stockholders. Suddenly, a year later, the words have taken on real meaning—not only for the Bell System's 3 million shareholders but for just about everybody the world over.

Two weeks after the far-reaching...

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