DETROIT – Likening the philosophical and technical divide between West Coast-based computer software providers and Detroit-based auto makers to the Berlin Wall, Microsoft Senior Vice President Dick Brass, in his Oct. 21 opening remarks at the Convergence technical conference being held here, quotes former President Ronald Reagan. Dick Brass Just as Reagan told the former head of the Soviet Union” “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down the wall,” Brass says the West Coast and Detroit need ...

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