How BIG is Microsoft? | ColdFusion



Microsoft has become one of the largest and well known companies on the planet, but how did they start, what’s their story and just how big are they today? In this video we’ll take a look.
#Microsoft #History #Size

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Correction, it was a mistake to refer to the PDP-8 and those other computers in the 1960s as “microcomputers”, these were mini-computers.
Microcomputers were only possible after Intel’s introduction of the CPU in 1973. Sorry about that.

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