MicrosoftOwnership- Microsoftcompany was founded by BillGates and Paul Allen on April4th 1975 in the United StatesAs a multi national softwarecompany Microsoft is a allied relatedoperating model. This is becausethey own various things but all theproducts which they make are allelectronic goods, for example theymake the Xbox 360, a selection ofSmartphone and computers.Bill Gates Paul Allen
Different sections of MicrosoftMicrosoft Office – This is the section of Microsoftthat produces the computer programmes such asWord, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint.Microsoft Gaming – This section of Microsoftcreated the Xbox and Xbox 360 and variousgames for these consoles such as the infamousGears of War trilogy which is soon to be addedwith a fourth and the Halo franchise which hasproduces games such as the 4 main Halo gamesand Halo reach, Halo ODST and Halo Wars.Windows 7 – This is the section of Windowswhich is used on computers, it is an advancedoperating system which is made for personalcomputers, laptops and tablets.
Some other companies which are incompetition with Microsoft are:Apple – A multi national company thatspecializes in electronic goods. Itdesigns, develops and sells electronicconsumer goods such as the Apple Macintoshcomputer, Ipod and the Iphone. The companywas founded on April 1st, 1976 by SteveJobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne.Oracle Corporation – A multi nationalcomputer technology corporate thatspecializes in developing and marketingcomputer hardware systems and producthardware. Oracle Corp is the third highestsoftware maker behind Microsoft and IBM.The company was founded on June 16th, 1977by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oats.
Google Inc – is a corporation that develops internetbased technology, this ranges from internet search tocloud computing. It also produces softwareadvertising technologies. Google Inc was founded onSeptember 4th, 1998 by Larry Page, Sergey Brin.
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