請問有人可幫忙翻譯的嗎 (英翻中-1) ?

In July 1998, both Hawkins and his business partner Donna Dubinsky, a Harvard MBA who had run the business side of Palm, resigned from 3Com on amicable terms to set up shop in Palo Alto. Part of the reason for the move was the desire for greater autonomy. Despite the success of the Palm line, 3Com as a whole was not doing well enough to reward personnel with stock. The goal of the new company was to come out with a fully compatible, slightly smaller, and less expensive clone of the palm-size computers. A technical motivation behind the new company was to address the Palm's inability to easily add functionality.

Hawkins had already scaled back to part-time work at Palm Computing to turn his attention to a long-time interest of his: writing a book on how the brain works. The temptation to interrupt the academic project to take another pass at building the perfect palm-size device was irresistible for someone universally hailed as the "father of a new industry." In quick order, Hawkins and Dubinsky were joined by the original Palm team of a dozen engineers. People enjoyed working with Hawkins, who, in Boyle's words was "by and large an even-keeled, predictable, normal person despite being a brilliant innovator."

Just a few weeks after starting up, Dubinsky and Hawkins, now chief product officer at Handspring, signed a licensing agreement with 3Com for the right to use the Palm operating system.

This agreement would provide any product they developed compatibility with the myriad applications already available for Palm devices. Once again, Hawkins would turn to IDEO for designing a new product.

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    1998年7月,雙方霍金斯和他的生意合夥人唐娜杜賓斯基,哈佛大學工商管理碩士學位誰在經營業務方面的Palm ,辭去3Com公司的友好條款設立商店的Palo Alto 。的部分原因,此舉是希望有更大的自主權。儘管成功的Palm線, 3Com公司作為一個整體並沒有做好足夠的人員進行獎勵的股票。的目標,新公司是推出了完全兼容的,略小,克隆和不太昂貴的掌上型電腦。一項技術背後的動機,新公司是解決Palm公司無法輕易地新增功能。

    霍金斯已經縮減到兼職工作在Palm計算把他注意的長期利益,他的:寫了一本書對大腦是如何工作。的誘惑中斷的學術項目,再通過建立完善的掌上型設備是不可阻擋的人普遍譽為之父“的一個新的產業。 ”在快速秩序, Hawkins和Dubinsky仍為加入了原來的棕櫚隊的十幾個工程師。人民享有與霍金斯,誰在波義耳的話是“由大的偶數keeled ,可預測的,正常的人,儘管是一個輝煌的創新。 ”

    僅僅幾個星期後開始行動,杜賓斯基和霍金斯,現在首席產品官手,簽署一項許可協議,與3Com的有權使用Palm操作系統。

    這項協議將提供的任何產品,他們開發兼容的眾多應用現有的Palm設備。再次,霍金斯將轉向IDEO設計設計一個新產品。

    Source(s): A - Hung
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