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    Microsoft What is Microsoft? Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational software corporation headquartered in Redmond‚ Washington that develops‚ manufactures‚ licenses‚ and supports a wide range of products and services related to computing. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4‚ 1975. Microsoft is the world’s largest software maker measured by revenues. It is also one of the world’s most valuable companies The history of Microsoft began on April 4‚ 1975‚ when

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    Bibliography... 13 1. Executive Summary Microsoft is a computer business company. It is famous for software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems‚ Microsoft Office suite‚ and Internet Explorer web browser. It is the world ’s largest software maker measured by revenues. Also Microsoft has a new development strategy in recent year which approaching to smart-phone industry. Microsoft built on the partnership with Nokia since 2011‚ and the significantly

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    Microsoft opens the gates: patents‚ piracy‚ and political challenges inChina 1)   Microsoft has faced significant challenges‚ such as the widespread piracy of its products‚Chinese government to transfer its technology‚ host government promotion of competitorproducts‚ discriminatory procurement practices by subnational authorities in China‚ andstrong encouragement to enter into joint ventures with local firms. The risk of piracy hasbeen diminishing as China joined the World Trade Organisation and

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    Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond‚ Washington‚ that develops‚ manufactures‚ licenses‚ supports and sells computer software‚ consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems‚ Microsoft Office office-suite and Internet Explorer web browser. Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4‚ 1975. Microsoft is the world’s largest software maker

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  • Microsoft

    The company that I am going to discuss in this case study is the IT firm ‘Microsoft’. Microsoft was originally founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1975. It is a public multinational corporation which is headquartered in Redmond‚ Washington in the USA. Its aims are to develop‚ manufacture‚ license and support a wide range of products and services that are related to computing through its various product divisions. Microsoft is an example of a well-known monopolistic power. A monopoly exists when

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    Microsoft Microsoft is a multinational computer technology corporation. The history of Microsoft began on April 4‚ 1975‚ when it was founded byBill Gates and Paul Allen in Albuquerque. Its current best-selling products are the Microsoft Windows operating system and the Microsoft Office suite of productivity software. In 1980‚ Microsoft formed a partnership with IBM that allowed them to bundle Microsoft’s operating system with IBM computers‚ paying Microsoft a royalty for every sale. In 1985‚ IBM

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  • Microsoft History

    Background The beginning of Microsoft Inc. started with Bill Gates and Paul Allen writing computer program code for local businesses and municipalities. In 1975 they were inspired by an issue of Popular Electronics that showed the new Altair microcomputer kit‚ manufactured by MITS Computer. Bill Gates and Paul Allen wrote a version of BASIC‚ a computer programming language‚ for the machine. Later that year Bill Gates left Harvard University to work full time developing programming languages for

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  • “Microsoft Corporation –

    ASSIGNMENT OF BUSINESS TO BUSINESS “MICROSOFT CORPORATION – THE DESIGN OF MICROSOFT SUPPORT NETWORK 1.0” BY KUNAL CHAKRABARTI‚ EPGP-03-042 SABYASACHI MAHAPATRA‚ EPGP-03-072 SOURAV MISHRA‚ EPGP-03-237 BACKGROUND:  Microsoft Product Support Services (PSS) is the group who answers the phone when you call technical support for help. When you call PSS‚ the tech support representative will ask you how you’re going to pay for the call. Rates vary depending on whether you

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  • Microsoft China

    the world. 2. What are the legal impediments to Microsoft growing its sales in China? What are the political impediments? The legal impediments to Microsoft in China are the laws that are in place to prevent piracy of software but are lightly enforced by the foreign government authorities. This non-action forcing Microsoft to decrease the purchase price of about 200% to stay in competition against the software pirates. Though Microsoft has taken such drastic measures‚ they are still in

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  • Microsoft Kinect.

    camera give the Kinect its depth perception. By measuring how long the emitted infrared light takes to reflect back from objects it encounters‚ the device can figure out the room’s layout. A Microsoft Kinect By E r i c a NaoNE B How the device can respond to your voice and gestures The MicrosofT KinecT is the first consumer product that lets people control an interface using gesture and voice alone. An add-on for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 videogame console‚ the sensorpacked device can determine

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