The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):
A maker of arcade games, home video game
systems, and home computers, especially during the 1970s and
1980s. Atari are best known for their range of 16- and 32-bit
microcomputers, notable for having a built-in MIDI
interface. As of February 1994 the range included the Atari
520ST, 1040ST, Mega ST, STe, STacy, Mega STe, TT, and Falcon.
There are also emulators that run on the Apple Macintosh and
Atari ceased to be a separate company in 1996 when merged with
JTS. In 1998, JTS sold the Atari assets to Hasbro. In
2001, Infogrames North America operations officially changed
their name to Atari.
Usenet newsgroups: news:comp.binaries.atari.st,
Michigan U (ftp://atari.archive.umich.edu), UK
(ftp://ftp.Germany.EU.net) [126.96.36.199], Netherlands
(ftp://ftp.cs.ruu.nl/) [188.8.131.52], UK