The Evolution Of Microsoft

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The internet has always been apart of our lives. In today’s society we use the internet to find anything. Whether it is watching movies, finding directions, or just looking for research. The internet has evolved so much throughout the years, and because of this it makes it easier to be able to find anything out. Apple is one of the biggest products that anyone uses. Seems like anyone you talk to either has an iPhone or something to do with an apple product. Steven Wozniak and Steven Jobs worked together on every project they had in high school. Now being graduated they still work together and make up projects. They both were interested in electronics and that’s how they became friends. They both had been known as outsiders their whole life …show more content…
You grow up learning how to use microsoft. In 1970 at work they had to rely on typewriters. Bill Gates and Paul Allen see that personal computing is a path to the future. I believe in this 100% because anything we do today and in the near future will have something to do with a computer. Like most start-ups, microsoft begins small, but like most programs it has a huge vision. Microsoft is on every computer software in over 90% of homes. Just like apple microsoft has been changing and will continue to change throughout the years. In June 1980 Gates and Allen hire former Harvard classmate Steve Ballmer to help run the company more efficient. The next month after that IBM approaches Microsoft about chess. Two years later in 1982 Microsoft works on the first version of a new operating system Interface Manager. Which people still use today. It is the most efficient program that Microsoft had …show more content…
But, a website called “Amazon” has gone over and beyond the competitors and the retail game. While filling having it headquarters in Seattle, Washington it sells just about everything from personal care to automotive parts. But, this remarkable company was not this diverse in it’s sells. When Amazon was first founded by Jeff Bezos in 1995, it was only a site where you could could buy books. Founder Jeff Bezos had imagined that the company would have explosive growth and e-commerce (commercial transactions conducted electronically on the internet). Well as we can obviously see Jeff had imagined correctly. Two years of Amazon was founded, it became the very first internet retailer to secure one million customers, this is a very big achievement for Amazon. Then another two years passed to see Amazon’s major accomplish another maximum reward. In 1999 Bezos was named TIME MAGAZINE’S “Person of the Year”. In just in four years he was person of the year and the first internet retailer to have a million customers, but this is not where all of the notorious and prestigious awards happen there are lots more of them. In 2008 Amazon introduced “Amazon Prime” to the public, it 's easily compared to an all you can eat buffet because you get free shipping on everything if you you are a member. In 2011 Amazon was finally available in another country (Italy) introduced as “Amazon.it”. In 2013 Amazon introduced AutoRip

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