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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Microsoft

Microsoft is a multinational computer technology corporation. The history of Microsoft began on April 4, 1975, when it was founded by Bill .... Microsoft did not have an operating system when they closed the deal with IBM and IBM had not done ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_Microsoft

This is a timeline of Microsoft, a multinational computer technology corporation. Full timeline[edit]. Year, Month and date, Event type, Details ... This, in turn, was the beginning for both the Bundling of Microsoft Windows, and Wintelism, as IBM  ...

www.thoughtco.com/microsoft-history-of-a-computing-giant-1991140

Jan 30, 2017 ... The pair were total computer geeks in an age when any access to computers was hard to come by. ... Microsoft was started on April 4, 1975, with Bill Gates as the first CEO. Where Did The Name Microsoft Come From? On July ...

www.britannica.com/topic/Microsoft-Corporation

Aug 28, 2017 ... In the company's 1996 fiscal year, it topped $2 billion in net income ... Microsoft did not move into Internet software until a new venture, ... Microsoft began planning a major replacement for all of its operating systems in 2001.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/microsoft-founded

In 1987, the year after Microsoft went public, 31-year-old Gates became the world's ... Gates and Allen started Microsoft—originally called Micro-Soft, .... years earlier, he didn't have a fan base to be concerned about, and those who did go to .

www.microsoft.com/about/companyinformation/visitorcenter/timeline.htm

The PC Revolution Begins. its commitment to adding. is introduced on the IBM ... Year-end sales in 1978. Office for Macintosh,. PCs take off. Internet client ...

channel9.msdn.com/Series/History/The-History-of-Microsoft-1975

Feb 4, 2009 ... Thirty-four years ago, a nineteen year old kid and his twenty-two year old ... beginning with 1975 where "The History of Microsoft" all began.

www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/bill-gates/10616991/Bill-Gates-a-history-at-Microsoft.html

Feb 4, 2014 ... Gates has stepped down as chairman of Microsoft to take a more active role in the business. ... involved in the day-to-day running of the company he founded nearly 40 years ago. ... The Altair 8800 kick-started the home computing revolution ... However, Gates did not offer to transfer the copyright on the ...

www.wired.com/2011/04/0404bill-gates-paul-allen-form-microsoft

Apr 4, 2011 ... Gates dropped out of his sophomore year at Harvard and joined Allen ... Photo: Microsoft founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen were all smiles in ...