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811 wordsDouglas Jun HaraguchiEdward Thomas Marketing Management AM 101 March 30, 1999 Windows 95 Microsoft was founded on April 4, 1975, as a partnership between William H. Gates III and Paul G. Allen, and it was incorporated on June 25, 1981. Since its foundation in 1975, Microsoft mission has been to create software for personal computers that enriches and empowers people in the workplace, at school and at home. Microsoft's early vision of a computer on every desk and in every home, is today, a realit...
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Coca Cola Subliminal Messages
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