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  • 1. By Ryan Williams Microsoft
  • 2. Microsoft Corporation
    • Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, started Microsoft Corporation in 1975 with MS-DOS, followed by the Microsoft Windows line of Operating Systems.
    • Microsoft are headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA.
    • The key people of Microsoft are Steve Ballmer (CEO) and Bill Gates (Chairman).
    • What Microsoft Corporation does:
      • Computer Software
      • Consumer Electronics
      • Digital Distribution
      • Computer Hardware
      • Video Games
      • IT Consulting
      • Online Advertising
      • Retail Stores
      • Automotive Software.
    Steve Ballmer (CEO) Bill Gates (Ex CEO and Now Chairman of Microsoft)
  • 3. Biography: Bill Gates (Chairman)
    • William Henry “Bill” Gates III was born on October, 28 1955
    • He was the CEO of Microsoft from 1975 - 2000
    • Realised his very own operating system called “Windows 1.0 and Windows 2.0 in 1985.
    • “ We've really achieved the ideal of what I wanted Microsoft to become.”
    • Bill Gates (quote 2008)
  • 4. Timeline of Microsoft Operating Systems & Released Dates WMS-DOS (1.0 – 3.1X) 1985 - 1992 W95 1995 W98 1998 W98 2nd Ed 1999 WMillennium 2000 W2000 2000 WXP 2001 Vista 2007 W7 2009 W8 In development released date 2012
  • 5. List Of Popular Microsoft OS
    • DOS
    • Windows 3.1
    • Windows 95
    • Windows 98 & W98 Second Edition
    • Windows 2000
    • Windows XP: Starter Edition (x86), Home and Professional
    • Windows Vista
    • Windows 7
  • 6. Microsoft Historical Logos 1994–2002 Microsoft logo with the slogan "Where do you want to go today? 1987 Microsoft second "Blibbet" Logo 1975 Microsoft first logo
  • 7. My Resources
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bill_Gates_in_WEF_,2007.jpg – image of B. Gates by World Economic Forum
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Steve_Ballmer_at_CES_2010_cropped.jpg – image of S. Ballmer by Microsoft Sweden
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Gates#Microsoft
    • http://www.fortunecity.com/marina/reach/435/windows.htm
    • http://en.wikipedia.org
      • Various pages related to W1.0, W 3.0, W3.1, W95, W98, WMe, W2000, WXP, Vista, W7, W8
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Microsoft_-_Where_do_you_want_to_go_today.svg
    • http://www.funkyspacemonkey.com/evolution-top-tech-company-logos
    • http://www.microsoft.com/about/legal/en/us/IntellectualProperty/Trademarks/FAQ.aspx