William Lowe pushed IBM to create its first PC in a single year. The man who pushed IBM to create its first PC has died at the age of 72.
Counterfeiting and piracy have grown into a global business estimated to exceed US $650 billion/year,
with more than half of the products moving through international trade channels (2008).
Counterfeit electrical and electronic products now occupy second place after pharmaceuticals…
nothing is safe from counterfeiting. While the appearance and packaging can be very convincing,
the products themselves are often sub-standard and may represent a severe safety hazard,
causing accidents and costing lives.