What does Microsoft do?
Microsoft is a multinational technology corporation acclaimed for its cutting-edge computer software, electronic products and services. The company boasts a number of prominent brands, including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Xbox, Skype and LinkedIn.
When was Microsoft started?
Microsoft was formed in 1975 by childhood friends Bill Gates and Paul Allen. The company’s advanced operating systems dominated the market throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Microsoft continues to be a major player in the tech industry and is regarded as one of the world’s most valuable companies.
Where does Microsoft operate?
The company’s head office is based at its Redmond, Washington campus. Microsoft operates a number of offices around the world.
Where is Microsoft traded?
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