Microsoft

Microsoft is a company started by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1975. Founded in Albuquerque, NM, the company moved to Redmond WA. Microsoft is a publicly traded company. Steve Ballmer is the CEO, while Gates is enjoying semi-retirement. Microsoft started by creating MS-DOS for IBM. After some legal issues, Microsoft incorporated and became it’s own company. They filed IPO on March13, 1986. Microsoft products include Windows (including Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 7), Office 10, XBox 360, along with several business programs. Hotmail for email and MSN for internet networks.

Little known fact about Geekazine and Microsoft: Jeffrey Powers was part of the Windows 95 support team.

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