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Bill Gates - 1,257 words
Bill Gates? When most people hear that name they think of money, power, and computers. These thoughts arent necessarily incorrect, but rather insufficient. Sure, Bill Gates has money, thirty-two billion and growing to be exact, and yes he has power, being the CEO of Microsoft as well as the wealthiest man in the country. But people cant look through their jealousy and envy to see what Mr. Gates actually stands for. He has influences the way businesses, schools, and organizations operate, with the creations his programs, and operating systems (Windows). As well Bill along with his wife, Melinda; have spent numerous hours in press conferences and funding campaigns. Together they have founded e ...
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Microsoft - 1,505 words
Microsoft Corporation, leading American computer software company. Microsoft develops and sells a wide variety of computer software products in more than fifty countries. Microsoft's Windows operating systems for personal computers are the most widely use operating systems in the world. Microsoft had revenues of $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ending June 1998, and employs more than 27,000 people in 60 countries. Microsoft has it's headquaters in Redmond Washington. Microsoft's other well known products include, Word, a word processor; Excel, a spreadsheet program; Access, a database program; and PowerPoint, a program used for making business presentations. These products are sold separate ...
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Windows Evolution - 1,394 words
It wouldn't be fair to talk about the Windows Operating System without first looking at the origins of the company that developed it. William H. Gates III and Paul Allen founded Microsoft in 1975. They were both only 19 years old. In 1980 International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) chose Microsoft to write the operating system for the IBM PC personal computer, to be introduced the following year. As part of its contract with IBM, Microsoft was permitted to license the operating system to other companies. By 1984 Microsoft had licensed MS-DOS to 200 personal computer manufacturers, making MS-DOS the standard operating system for personal computers. In 1985 Microsoft released Windows, an ...
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Bill Gates And Economics - 1,297 words
On October 28, 1955, William Henry Gates, lll, was born. Gates and his two sisters grew up in Seattle, Washington. His late mother was a teacher and his father is a lawyer. Gates went to public school until junior high in which he attended Lakeside School, where he met Paul Allen. In 1968, at the age 13, Gates began programming computers. Soon afterward, Gates, Allen, and some other students convinced a computer company to give them full access to a new minicomputer; in exchange they would try to find flaws in the system. Gates spent most of his time on the computer figuring out its program language. In 1972, Gates and Allen started their first business. They made car-counting machines for t ...
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Microsofts Business Paper - 745 words
In 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen created a company called Microsoft; in 1981 Microsoft became a corporation. Microsofts purpose has been to originate software for the personal computer in the workplace, educational institution, and household. Microsofts resourceful products and advertising have made it the worlds chief software provider. Some of its resources include operating systems for personal computers, server applications for client-server environments, trade and consumer productivity applications, interactive media programs, and Internet platform and development tools. Microsoft also markets online services, personal computer books, and input devices, and it investigates and acquires ...
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History Of The Computer - 1,574 words
Konrad Zuse, a German engineer, completes the first general purpose progammable calculator in 1941. He pioneers the use of binary math and boolean logic in electronic Colossus, a British computer used for code-breaking, is operational by December of 1943. ENIAC, or Electronic Numerical Integrator Analyzor and Computer,is developed by the Ballistics Research Laboratory in Maryland to assist in the preparation of firing tables for artillery. It is built at the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School of Electrical Engineering and completed in November 1945. Bell Telephone Laboratories develops the transistor in 1947. UNIVAC, the Universal Automatic Computer, is developed in 1951. It can store ...
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Microsoft - 1,498 words
Microsoft's Success In 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen created a company called Microsoft. A little more than twenty years later, Microsoft is a leader in the field of computer programming. Gates and Allen both had big plans for their fledgling company and came up with different ways of managing people and products in order to create possibly the most effective and versatile workforce of any corporation in existence. To study Microsoft's way of doing business is to look at the company from many angles, from a managerial and organizational standpoint to its process of developing products and services for its customers. To truly understand Microsoft's way of doing business is to view how the co ...
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Bill Gates - 819 words
Skinny, shy and awkward, teenaged Bill Gates seemed an unlikely successor to his overachieving parents. His father, powerfully built and 6'6'' tall, was a prominent Seattle attorney, and his mother served on charitable boards and ran the United Way. While he showed enormous talent for math and logic, young Bill, a middle child, was no one's idea of a natural leader, let alone a future billionaire who would reinvent American business. Born in 1955, Gates attended public elementary school, and enrolled in the private Lakeside School at age twelve. The following year, Gates wrote his first computer program, at a time when computers were still room-sized machines run by scientists in white coats ...
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Microsoft - 899 words
Introduction Microsoft Corporation was established in 1975 as a supplier of the DOS operating system and developer of programming languages for the first IBM personal computer. Twenty-six years later, it has literally become the most powerful force in the software industry, earning chairman and co-founder (with Paul Allen) Bill Gates millions of dollars and a significant place in technology history. Today the company is the worldwide leader for software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Strengths Microsoft has created tremendous value for America with all the innovative software products it has developed, not to mention the thousands of jobs it has dire ...
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Bill Gates And The Microsoft Corporation - 1,456 words
Bill Gates - you love him, you hate him, maybe you should get to know him. The founder of the Microsoft has a lot of admirers and we can tell that for sure just by looking at his fortune. There are however people who not only despise him, but dedicate entire web-sites to criticizing him and his company; if you are one of those people you can check out www.onmacon.com (access will not be granted if you use Microsoft Internet Explorer). Some have even gone as far as throwing pies in his face... Its an irony that one of the worlds smartest people didnt even finish college. In 1975 he dropped out of Harvard to form an informal partnership with Paul Allen, Micro-soft; they invested all their time ...
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Bill Gates - 851 words
ter> New Learning A Life Worth Knowing About William Henry Gates, also known as Bill, has established himself as the richest man in the world. He is the youngest self made billionaire, and perhaps the best businessman in the world. As you read along, you will learn what Bill Gates accomplishments were, what his beliefs were, and why this topic is so important. Bill Gates is important because not only did he change the computer technology in America, he also became the biggest, strongest, richest and the most powerful company in the world. Bill, was born October 28, 1955, his parents, Mary and Bill Jr., have one other daughter, a daughter, Kristi. His father, Bill Gates Jr. was born in Brem ...
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Job Creation From Coputer Programmers - 667 words
Without computer programmers there would be no computers. A world without computers is something hard to imagine. Human beings rely on computers way too much. People practically can do anything on a computer, from doing research to composing a formal paper. Computer programmers are actually people that work in fields of electronic data processing. Computer programmers write step-by-step instructions for computers. The programs are written in a computer language, to tell the computer what to do when a task is performed. They may work alone or with a team. Their atmosphere of working is generally a computer room. Computer programmers work just like any other job; eight hours a day, five days a ...
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Biographical Information On Bill Gates - 581 words
Bill Gates was born on October 28 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He grew up as a poor kid. He went to a public elementary school then at 12 he went to a private lakeside school. At 13 he wrote his first computer program. He and his friend Paul Allen wrote a scheduling program for the school. Still in high school, Gates and Allen founded a company called Traf-O-Data, which analyzed city traffic data. Then he later went to Harvard University to become a lawyer like his father and dropped out junior year to pursue his computer programming career. One day in December 1974, Allen, who was working at Honeywell outside of Boston, showed Gates a Popular Mechanics cover featuring the Altair 8800, a $39 ...
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Management And Change - 1,045 words
--Bill Gates (The richest man in the world) Bibliography William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Microsoft had revenues of US$32.19 billion for the fiscal year ending June 2002, and employs more than 50,000 people in 72 countries and regions. Born on Oct. 28, 1955, Gates grew up in Seattle with his two sisters. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. Their late mother, Mary Gates, was a schoolteacher, University of Washington regent, and chairwoman of United Way International. The birth of Microsoft A. The idea During D ...
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