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History & Timeline:

1925 Nov 30: Birth of Bill Gates Sr,
prominent Seattle Business Lawyer,
investor of Starbucks
father of Bill Gates Jr.

: Birth of Mary Ann Maxwell,
American Businesswoman and philantropist,
mother of Bill Gates.

1953: Birth of Paul Allen

Bill Gates 1975
1955: Birth of Bill Gates

1972: Foundation of Taf O Data,
a company tracking car traffic data.
The founders are boyhood friends Bill Gates and Paul Allen.

Microsoft Logo
1975, April 4: foundation of Microsoft in Albuquerque.

1979: company headquater moved
to Bellevue, Washington, USA.

: IBM asked Microsoft to produce the software
for its first personal computer, the IBM PC.
Most PC manufacturers licensed MS-DOS
Later as their operating system,
generating significant revenues for Microsoft.

1981 June 25: company incorporated.

1983: Introduction of Microsoft Word.
1986 Feb 26: Microsoft moves to Redmond, Washington.

1986 March 13: Microsoft stock goes public.
1986: Introduction of Microsoft Windows.

1990: Introduction of Microsoft Office.

1993: almost 90 % of the world’s PCs
run on a Microsoft operating system.

1994: Marrige of Bill Gates and Melinda French.

Marry Ann Maxwell Gates
1994 june 10: Death of Mary Ann Maxwell Gates.
Bill Gates mother leaves a legacy of generosity
on her son. She used to tell him:
"from those that is given a lot,
a lot is expected"

1995 Aug 24: Release of Windows 95 /
Introduction of Internet Explorer.

1996: Launch of the travel portal Expedia.

1997: Microsoft offfers some Office packs
to Cremerie de Paris N°1,
hosting at the time the first Internet Cafe in Paris.

Among the cafe visitors some
US Microsoft people
travelling through Paris and François Linh Hoang,
a design student at Creapole
and fututure organiser of
different Microsoft events
to take place at Cremerie de Paris.

1998 June 25: Microsoft launches Windows 98.

1999: Microsoft becomes world's most valuable company
with a peak market cap of 618.90 billion.

2000 Jan 13: Steve Ballmer succeeded Bill Gates as CEO.

2000 Feb 17: Microsoft launches Windows 2000.

2001 May 31: Launch of Office XP.
2001: Sale of the travel portal Expedia.

first Microsoft XBox
Nov 15: Release of XBox
entering the computer game market.

2000: Formation of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,
world's lagest charity foundation.

2005, Nov 22: launch of Xbox 360

2006, Nov 7: launch of the first Gears of War computer game

2009 June 3: lntroduction of the Search engine Bing.
2010 Nov 10: Launch of Windows Phone 7.
2012 Oct 26: lntroduction of Surface computers.

Microsoft XBox One
2013 May 21: release of the Xbox One video game console.

2014: Satya Nadella succeeds Steve Ballmer as CEO.

Acer Pop Up Store in cooperation with Microsoft
2014, Nov: Microsoft participates in the
Acer Pop Up Store at Cremerie de Paris N°1.

2015, Oct 26: Microsoft opens a store on NY 5th Avenue.

2016: Aquisition of the professional networking website
Linkedin for 26.2 billion USD.

Microsoft cocktail
2016, Dec: cocktail for Xbox
at Cremerie de Paris N°7 & at N°8

Amazon Pop Up Store with Microsoft
2018, Nov: Microsoft is a partner of the Amazon
Pop Up Store which takes place at
Cremerie de Paris N°1, N°2, N°3, N°6, N°7

2019, April 25: Microsoft reaches $1 trillion market cap.

Brain Wash team
2019, Sep 5: Launch of the computer game
Gears of Wars 5 at Cremerie de Paris N°9
redesigned as a Tatoo saloon.

more coming soom ....

Name, Logo, Internet Domains:

The word "Microsoft" is a combination of
the expression "microcomputer" and "software".


Microsoft Logo
The first Microfost logo designed in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen
was made using a programming language
using concentric lines and rounded edges.
Microsoft Logo
The current Microsoft Logo was launched in 2012 as a result of
a collective brainstorming amongst many Microsoft employees.
The four colors represent Microsoft products,
red for Powerpoint, green for Excel, blue for Word and yellow for Outlook.
The typo is Segoe UI, created by designer Steve Mattes

Internet Domain:

The Microsoft Letter Internet Domain was registered 2 May 1991
It is hold in the name of Microsoft.