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    Bill Gates Controversy

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    William “Bill” Gates developed software for the personal computer. He founded Microsoft, making him one of the richest people in the world ("William Henry,” p. 232). Gates was born in Seattle on October 28, 1955, and is yet to pass away ("Gates, William," 1999, p. 360). He began exploring computers in middle school and invented the first computer virus ("William Henry,” p. 233). William Gates’s first notable project was a BASIC interpreter for the Altar brand of computers ("William Henry," 2004, p. 233). He developed the interpreter with Paul Allen, whom he met at his school, Lakeside ("William Henry," p. 233). Their interpreter executed programs, which were written in a simple programming language, line-by-line ("William Henry," p. 233). However, the pair sold the interpreter to the manufacturer of the Altar before they finished writing it ("Gates, William," 1999, p. 361). After Gates dropped out of Harvard in 1975, he co-founded Microsoft with Allen ("William Henry," 2004, p. 233). Gates then developed the Microsoft Disk Operating System, also known as MS-DOS, as the operating system for IBM’s personal computer, codenamed Project Chess ("William Henry," 2004, p. 233; "Gates, William," 1999, p. 361). He also persuaded IBM to publicize the specifications of their computer, so others could write programs for it ("Gates, William," 1999, p. 361). This decision benefited both Microsoft and IBM ("William Henry," 2004, p. 233). One disappointment of Gates’ was when, in 1998,…

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    1.0 Introduction 1.1 Background In early 1990s, the first smartboard was invented (SMART Technologies Inc., 2006). According the Smart Technologies website, “it was the first interactive whiteboard to give touch control of computer applications and annotation over standard Microsoft Windows application”. Operation system of the smartboard consists of smartboard, computer, projector and special software. All the components are connected wireless or via USB. The smartboard is a new revolutionary…

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    record. In the company’s 1996 fiscal year, it topped $2 billion in net income for the first time, and its unbroken string of profits continued, even during the Great Recession of 2008–09 (its net income had grown to more than $14 billion by fiscal year 2009)” (M. Hall, & P. Zachary, June 2015). The personal computer operating system was Microsoft’s first successful product that became an everyday household item for the majority of the world and the evolution of it has included MS-Dos which was a…

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    interruption", the ruthless the truth was that misfortune making Nokia needed to completely dedicate to Microsoft's Windows Phone stage and did not have numerous assets dispensed to the MeeGo advancement. The MeeGo colleagues needed to locate their own specific manners to make due inside the organization. While some of the members were transferred to the Windows Phone application development teams, many others did not feel comfortable in adopting…

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    one of the giant in software industry with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. Bill gates and Paul Allen are the core founders of Microsoft Corporation. The company manufactures, develops, licenses, supports and services. The major part of business involves computer software, personal computers and consumer electronics. The best and well known products of the company are the Microsoft Windows line of Operating Systems (OS), the Microsoft Office suite (Office), and the Internet Explorer (IE) as…

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    2. The IEEE 802.11n:- The IEEE 802.11n standard, appear in 2008, And become popular because the jump in data transfer rates from about 54 Mbps to nearly 600 Mbps. The IEEE 802.11n standard was officially completed in 2009 but most of the technical features were ratified in 2007. Most companies supported for the creation of a 60 GHz based standard for WLANs to succeed the 802.11n standard, and a lot of attention and effort was devoted to this activity. However, it was soon realized that the 60…

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    communications and information technology company that focused on cell phone business, marked Microsoft’s move to take a place in the smartphone market. However, since Microsoft entered the smartphone field too late, in the short run, this action might not be a good move. Within the 18,000 layoffs in 2014, the majority were from Nokia. Moreover, Microsoft’s smartphone platforms stood at 2.9% U.S. market share in August 2015, but decreased to 2.8% in November 2015 according to Comscore. The…

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    Windows 10 Description

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    Description This book is an exploration of Windows 10 in detail. It begins by proving a few details about this version of Windows OS including when it is to be introduced and the changes which it is expected to bring. The next step explores the changes, mostly the functionality changes which Windows 10 is expected to bring into the Windows operating system community. The next part is a discussion on the need for one to upgrade from Windows 7 and Windows XP to Windows 10. The benefits which these…

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    Purple County: A Short Story

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    worth it, do I have to do this?” Billy grabbed the hanging rope dangled from her window sill and made his way to the second floor of the Trechfield’s home. Consequently, the four cheeseburgers he had for dinner, did not agree with the exercise he was not used to. “Billy, only two more feet, you are almost here. Keep pulling yourself up, but watch your shins of the pointy fence wire.” Obviously her warning was not enough because when he fell through her window, blood covered his ripped jeans.…

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    blogger, blogged that a person has these memories when their past collides with their future. Another article dismissed it as something similar in a past life, having happened to someone, and triggering the memory in this life. When I finish, with my research, I still don’t understand these déjà vu experiences, but at least they were starting to be less alarming. I’ve begun to play with them, thereby completely changing what I’m remembering, and what is happening. Yet, I feel like I’m in…

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