12 Things You Didn’t Know About Bill Gates & Microsoft


 

 

Bill Gates is known to be one of the most famous people in the world. But there are more about him to learn;

  1.                                   You might not know how the name Microsoft came to existence; it was a combination of two terms from microcomputer and software. In the early time it was name Micro-soft before it was rename “Microsoft”; the exact name its called till today.
  2. As the its name in the early “Micro-Soft” opened as a business officially in 1976.
  3. In 1979 Micro-Soft, renamed Microsoft , which was founded by Bill Gates and his high school friend Paul Allen is the co-founder of the technology giant.
  4. Gates and Paul venture into other business other than Microsoft. They created a computerized machine for processing data from pneumatic traffic counter tubes which is know as Traf-O-Data.
  5. Do you know that Microsoft BASIC was the first product of Gate which were versions of a programming language.
  6. The Microsoft actually released its first operating system called Xenix in 1980.
  7. The invention of Windows 1.0 was in 1985, Its actually sat on top of the MS-DOS OS.
  8. Do you know that Leicester Codex( a collection of writings Leonardo da Vinci ) was purchased by Bill Gates in 1994. Some of these papers were scanned and included as a screensaver in the Microsoft Plus for Windows 95 CD.
  9. In 1985 Bill Gate was chosen by Good Housekeeping magazine as one of the “50 Most Eligible Bachelors”
  10. Since 1993 Bill Gates has being a stable richest being on in the world and claims the top for sixteen good time as richest person on earth .
  11. Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates run The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a kind of philanthropy organisation. Over time they have given so much to charity.
  12. In early 70s Bill Gates attended Harvard university but eventually dropped out. In 2007 he received an honorary doctorate from same Harvard university.

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