What does Microsoft mean?

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Wiktionary

  1. Microsoft(Noun)

    a company whose products are ubiquitous

  2. Microsoft(Verb)

    to Microsoftify.

  3. Microsoft(Verb)

    to make more like Microsoft with regards to perceived business practices and tactics.

  4. Origin: From Microsoft, the computing company; a

Freebase

  1. Microsoft

    Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational software corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services related to computing. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975. Microsoft is the world's largest software maker measured by revenues. It is also one of the world's most valuable companies. Microsoft was established to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800. It rose to dominate the personal computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems. The company's 1986 initial public offering, and subsequent rise in its share price, created an estimated three billionaires and 12,000 millionaires from Microsoft employees. Since the 1990s, it has increasingly diversified from the operating system market and has made a number of corporate acquisitions. In May 2011, Microsoft acquired Skype Technologies for $8.5 billion in its largest acquisition to date. As of 2013, Microsoft is market dominant in both the PC operating system and office suite markets. The company also produces a wide range of other software for desktops and servers, and is active in areas including internet search, the video game industry, the digital services market, and mobile phones. In June 2012, Microsoft announced that it would be entering the PC vendor market for the first time, with the launch of the Microsoft Surface tablet computer.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. Microsoft

    The new Evil Empire (the old one was IBM). The basic complaints are, as formerly with IBM, that (a) their system designs are horrible botches, (b) we can't get source to fix them, and (c) they throw their weight around a lot. See also Halloween Documents.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Microsoft' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4458

How to pronounce Microsoft?

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How to say Microsoft in sign language?

  1. microsoft

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Microsoft in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Microsoft in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Microsoft in a Sentence

  1. Oracle Corp:

    Apple and Microsoft did it.

  2. Prasanth Somasundar:

    Microsoft's team looks pretty scary.

  3. Juergen Kerner:

    Google, Amazon, Microsoft are all diversifying.

  4. Dennis Wharton:

    Policymakers should not be misled by slick Microsoft promises.

  5. Joel Kulina:

    People wanted a Microsoft kind of announcement, like (Satya) Nadella.

Images & Illustrations of Microsoft

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