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Welcome to The History of Microsoft.  A video series that gives you a rare glimpse into the story behind the software giant.  Using rare footage and never-before-seen photos we break down Microsoft's history by year. Every Thursday we will air a brand new episode beginning with 1975 where The History of Microsoft begins when the ALTAIR 8800 appeared on the cover of Popular Electronics inspiring two young men Bill Gates and Paul Allen to develop BASIC language software for it.  Tune in.


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Title: The History of Microsoft - 1995

The History of Microsoft - 1995

June 29th, 2009

For Microsoft, 1995 was filled with Windows.  On January 7, 1995, during his first keynote at the consumer electronics show in Vegas, Bill Gates… Go to Episode

The History of Microsoft - 1991

May 28th, 2009

For Microsoft, 1991 brings a new toll-free Piracy Hotline Number for consumer reports or inquires about pirated Microsoft® products: 1-800-NOCOPYN. We… Go to Episode

The History of Microsoft - 1978

February 26th, 2009

For Microsoft, 1978 begins with the announcement of the Microsoft COBOL-80, which conforms to the 1974 ANSI standards for 8080, Z80, and… Go to Episode

The History of Microsoft - 1989

May 14th, 2009

For Microsoft, 1989 brings the availability of Office for the Macintosh, Steve Ballmer is promoted to Senior Vice President and we announce… Go to Episode