Essays Tagged: "Microsoft"

The Gates Bill

When one thinks of computer software, one must think of Microsoft. In fact if you use a computer, chances are that you will have some type of program on the ... u use a computer, chances are that you will have some type of program on there that is developed by Microsoft. The CEO, chairman, cofounder, and owner of 147 billion shares of Microsoft is Bill Gates. ... ius.' Gates is the 'Edison' of software. If it wasn't for him we wouldn't have Windows 95, Winword, Microsoft Internet Explorer, or countless others. In August, 24, 1995, Microsoft announces the avail ...

(4 pages) 150 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

William Henry Gates III

William Henry Gates IIIChairman and Chief Executive OfficerMicrosoft CorporatioWilliam (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief executive officer of Microsoft Cor ... r of Microsoft Corporation, the leading provider, worldwide, of software for the personal computer. Microsoft had revenues of $8.6 billion for the fiscal year ending June 1996, and employs more than 2 ... ates entered Harvard University as a freshman, where he lived down the hall from Steve Ballmer, now Microsoft's executive vice president for sales and support. While at Harvard, Gates developed the pr ...

(9 pages) 110 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Free Speech Online

. Young kids with minor computer knowledge can get into these sites and view the material on them ('Microsoft'). Some or most of these pages that contain this have only a check at the beginning ask yo ... net searching for knowledge and finding one of these pages is unthinkable and should never happen ('Microsoft').One of the most expensive crimes that occur on the Internet is copyright infringement. K ...

(6 pages) 134 0 2.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Computers, I don't like computers. So why can't I get a job? Personal essay

gh paying job. However computers are getting easier to operate as we speak. William Gates said that microsoft's key role of Windows 95 was to make the operating system easier for the average person to ... ven like it is today. The computer is just a paper weight without the software to go along with it. Microsoft's success was getting into the market early wih software for the IBM personal computer. Ap ...

(2 pages) 78 1 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

THe Evolution of the PC and Microsoft

paq all played major roles in the development of the Personal Computer, or "PC," and the success of Microsoft. Though it may seem so, the computer industry did not just pop-up overnight. It took many ... oftware. Enter Bill Gates.Gates, along with buddy Paul Allen, had started a software company called Microsoft. Gates was one of two major contenders for IBM. The other was a man named Gary Kildall. IB ...

(3 pages) 189 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Making Utilities for MS-DOS

an important role in virtually all aspects of our life, the issue of concern to many programmers is Microsoft's hiding of technical documentation. Microsoft is by far the most important system softwar ... rosoft is by far the most important system software developer. There can be no argument about that. Microsoft's MS-DOS operating system has become a de facto standard (IBM's PC-DOS is actually a licen ...

(19 pages) 72 0 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Music of the 1930's, a positive influence through the depression

the 1930'swithout music. The people who listened to the music said it was theirway of life (Microsoft music). Music helped people forget about all the badand horrible things going on aroun ... said to have been born in 1938 when Jelly RollMorton's Red Hot Peppers recorded "George Swing" (Microsoft music).Others say it started on a cold night when Bennie Moten's band got anentire K ...

(3 pages) 135 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The history of Apple and its Macintosh Computers

he History of Apple Computer CompanyWhen thinking about purchasing a computer, most people consider Microsoft to be the only choice. Apple's Macintosh computers have been around for twenty years and a ... around for twenty years and are the competition of which few people are aware. Despite trouble with Microsoft in the mid 90's, Apple and their Macintosh remain a powerful competitor to Microsoft's Win ...

(5 pages) 340 1 3.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Anti trust

It is my intent to assess the Anti-Trust lawsuit brought against Bill Gates and Microsoft. . Essentially, Bill Gates' position is that the government has no case against him, and h ... inst him, and he assumes a correct moral and legal posture. A key concern for government lawyers is Microsoft's ability to "bundle" additional functions into the Windows start-up menu, such as the "In ... consider the alternative Navigator" developed by Netscape. In a video taped message distributed by Microsoft, Mr. Gates said he was "very disappointed" by the collapse of the Peace Talks. He stated t ...

(4 pages) 95 1 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The history of Microsoft and Bill Gates

Microsoft is one of the biggest companies in the world. It distributes products worldwide and is the ... n the world. It distributes products worldwide and is the number one software company in the world. Microsoft would never have existed if it weren't for Bill Gates.Bill Gates was born on october28, 19 ... eated this program with ease using a language called 'FORTRAIN'. 'FORTRAIN' is still widely used in Microsoft today. Unfortunately, Gates was not paid for his work, instead he received some thing he t ...

(3 pages) 237 1 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Microsoft Internet Explorer A simple way to the World Wide Web!

CIS 120Microsoft Internet ExplorerA simple way to the World Wide Web!It is now the early 1990's and the wor ... go to that site. Below the "address bar" is the "link bar". These buttons will take you to pages at Microsoft's Main home site where they have applications and information specifically designed for yo ... default Web search page for Internet Explorer. If you have not selected a page it will take you to Microsoft's default search page. There is even a favorites button that will open up the favorites me ...

(9 pages) 122 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

PowerPoint can be an effective tool to use for presentations but you have to know how to use it effectively.

What Can You Do With Microsoft® Power Point®?Article Summary of Getting the Most out of Power Point by Ricky Telg ...

(3 pages) 284 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

La revolution informatique en Inde.

s. Face à une pénurie de professionnels américains, des entreprises telles que Microsoft, IBM, Sun, Nortel et Corel ont pressenti des sociétés indiennes qui offrent ...

(7 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

U.S vs. Microsoft court case.

U.S vs. MicrosoftThe current pending case against Microsoft involves the U.S department of Justice anti-trus ... ti-trust Division and Attorney generals from 19 U.S states. The topic of the case is whether or not Microsoft has violated and Anti-Trust laws by using its monopoly in the Windows operating system to ... By creating higher prices and downgrading software quality they Federal government has stated that Microsoft's practices are harmful to citizens and should be stopped.Microsoft's Anti-trust problems ...

(3 pages) 112 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Cisco System's control over the computer networking market and the history of their development.

p computer. The largest computer company in the world--or at least, the most valuable--is no longer Microsoft. Last March, Microsoft temporarily surrendered that position, due to shifting stock prices ... hich doesn't have any products you are likely to install on your desktop computer soon. Since then, Microsoft's stock has tumbled hard, and Cisco has solidified its leadership position even as its own ...

(8 pages) 283 1 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

An operating system is a program that acts an intermediary betweena user of a computer and the computer hardware.

ges and Disadvantages Nowadays,most of the computers are using the Window as their operating system.Microsoft-designed computer operating system, a program that controlsthe basic functions of personal ... ng system, a program that controlsthe basic functions of personal computers. Windows started life asMicrosoft?s take on a graphical user interface (GUI). Windows 3.0,Window 3.1, and Window 3.11 were t ...

(3 pages) 181 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Microsoft monopoly

By now everyone is familiar with the case U.S. vs. Microsoft. What is all this about? According to my two articles, Microsoft, the world's leading soft ... ading software company, is being sued by the Justice Department joined by 19 states.As we all know, Microsoft dominates the personal computer's operating system. Almost every computer in schools, libr ... X, Windows 95, or 98. As far as browsing the web, there are three major browsers: AOL, Netscape and Microsoft'sInternet Explorer.When Windows 98 came out, it already had Microsoft'sInternet Explorer i ...

(3 pages) 151 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

TechWeb News Article summary

tment information to a patient's records. Flash seemed to be a better fit than their alternative's, Microsoft's .net, and Java software.Mite Corp. is experienced in Java, and Microsoft's .Net applicat ...

(1 pages) 94 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Console Video Gaming and It's Progression: For Better or For Worse? By: M. D. Bromley

Yes, in the sense that not much can stop progress from progressing. And who doesn't want to see if Microsoft or Sony will win the "Console Wars?" No, in the sense that one is probably content with wh ...

(1 pages) 47 0 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

Violent Acts During the 1950's-1960's

Violent Acts During the 1950's-1960'sU.S. HistoryBibliography1.) "Black Panther Party," Microsoft ® Encarta ® 96 Encyclopedia. © 1993-1995 Microsoft Corporation. AllRights res ...

(7 pages) 46 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History