Friday, 3 April 2015

Microsoft crossed 40

Today is the 40th anniversary of Microsoft. 40 years ago (4/4/1975) this software giant was nothing more than a startup founded by 2 college drop outs Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
Today Microsoft has 1,25000 employees also its horizon expanded to all parts of the world.
Microsoft products are running in 90% of world computers.
Microsoft is the 3rd most valuable company next to Exxon Mobil(oil giant) and Apple.
In the email (40th aniv spl) to employees Gates quoted "Make the power of technology accessible to everyone, connect people to each other and make personal computing available everywhere".
He also reiterated company's vision which was laid out 4 decades ago..
"What matters most is what we do next"
Bill Gates name continuously available in Forbes billionaire list since past 21 years.
He is advisor of present CEO satya nadella.
Gates philanthropic activities are continued through Bill and Melinda Gates foundation.
Happy Birthday #msft.

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