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Ashton-Tate Corporation

<company> The original vendor of dBASE and joint developers of EEMS. Ashton-Tate was founded by Charles Tate and Ashton was his pet parrot's name. The parrot lived in the lobby of the company's LA headquarters.

In the early 1990s Ashton-Tate was taken over by Borland International, Inc., who later became Borland Software Corporation.

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