The History of Microsoft (HD) - Channel 9


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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Excel 25th Anniversary - Part Two

January 14th, 2011

Part Two of The Excel 25th Anniversary Video brings us into the present and then takes us into the future of this popular product. We dive into Web Apps,… Go to Episode

Excel 25th Anniversary - Part One

January 12th, 2011

Here at Microsoft, we are celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Microsoft Excel by taking a look through its compelling and dramatic history, which is filled… Go to Episode

The History of Microsoft - The Jeff Raikes Story: Part Two

April 8th, 2010

Jeff Raikes is the Visionary behind Microsoft Office. In Part One, we got a great glimpse into Jeff's history and the history of the technology industry.… Go to Episode

The History of Microsoft - The Jeff Raikes Story: Part One

April 7th, 2010

Jeff Raikes left Apple in 1981 and became the visionary behind Microsoft Office. This is Part One of the Jeff Raikes story for The… Go to Episode