As a newly formed company, Microsoft's first operating system product to be publicly released was a version of Unix called Xenix, released in 1980. Xenix was later used as the basis for Microsoft's first word processor, called Multi-Tool W
Microsoft Corporation TM583 Page 3 Microsoft’s ambitions have been anything but smallsince its inception in the early 1980’s. Microsoft’s is the world’s number one software company and has controlled an overwhelming share of the pe
The company's cloud computing platform, Azure, is one of the leaders in that burgeoning market. Millions of people interact on LinkedIn, the business-oriented social network that Microsoft owns. Microsoft’s customers range from individuals a
Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft refers to M
Thompson became the second chairman in Microsoft's history. On April 25, 2014, Microsoft acquired Nokia Devices and Services for $7.2 billion. This new subsidiary was renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy. On September 15, 2014, Microsoft acquired the video
Microsoft Office expanded from the original “Big Three” apps as new versions of the suite were released. A basic e-mail client, Microsoft Mail, was added not long after the debut of Office 1.0. Microsoft Access, a simple but powerful database
Learn more about Microsoft Philanthropies; Sharing our stories. At Microsoft, we’re moved and inspired by many things. Take a look at what we’re up to today. Read Microsoft stories; Building a sustainable future. Our goals are to minimize the
Jan. 30, 2007 Microsoft launches Windows Vista and the 2007 Microsoft Office System to consumers worldwide Feb. 27, 2008 Microsoft launches Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008 June 27, 2008 Bill Gates transitions from his day-to-da
Innovative/Notable: Windows XP is the superstar of this lineup — the Michael Jordan of Microsoft OSes. Its most innovative feature is the fact that it refuses to die, remaining on a non-trivial number of PCs even several years after its official end
Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were students at Stanford University. The company was officially launched in September 1998 in a friend’s garage. In one of the most anticipated Initial Public Offerings (IPO) Google raised
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History of Microsoft Corporation. In 1985 Microsoft also introduced Excel 1.0, a Mac spreadsheet product. Based on the earlier and less successful Multiplan, Excel gradually took hold against its principal competitor, Lotus 1-2-3, and eventually came to a
Microsoft Corporation, incorporated on September 22, 1993, is a technology company. The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices.
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While Microsoft’s aggressive business practices resulted in its rapid growth during the late 1980s and early 1990s, they also resulted in a series of lawsuits and major investigations into the company later in the decade. From anti-trust proceedings
Microsoft Corporation, leading developer of personal-computer software systems and applications. The company also publishes books and multimedia titles, produces its own line of hybrid tablet computers, offers e-mail services, and sells electronic game sy
The year 1998 was significant in Microsoft's history, with Bill Gates appointing Steve Ballmer as president of Microsoft but remaining as Chair and CEO himself. The company released an update to the consumer version of Windows, Windows 98.
On this day in 1975, at a time when most Americans use typewriters, childhood friends Bill Gates and Paul Allen found Microsoft, a company that makes computer software. Originally based in ...
In 2000 Microsoft acquired Visio Corporation, the top supplier of business diagramming and technical drawing software. The transaction, at approximately $1.3 billion, became the largest acquisition in Microsoft history. Also in 2000, Microsoft invested $1