Microsoft

Microsoft was co-founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen.

Computers

Xbox

Xbox
14th March 2002
The Xbox was a sixth-generation video game console manufactured by Microsoft and released on March 14, 2002 in Europe.

Manufacturer : Microsoft
Type : Game Console

Xbox Crystal - Limited Edition

Xbox Crystal - Limited Edition
26th March 2004
The Xbox Crystal was a limited edition version of the standard original xbox console.

Manufacturer : Microsoft
Type : Game Console

Xbox 360

Xbox 360
12th May 2005
Released on May 12th, 2005 the Xbox 360 was Microsoft's seventh-generation home video game console designed to compete against Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's Wii.

Manufacturer : Microsoft
Type : Game Console

Xbox 360 Core

Xbox 360 Core
12th May 2005
The Xbox 360 Core was a cut-down version of Microsoft's Xbox 360 game console.

Manufacturer : Microsoft
Type : Game Console

Xbox 360 Elite

Xbox 360 Elite
27th August 2007
Released on May 12th, 2005 the Xbox 360 was Microsoft's seventh-generation home video game console designed to compete against Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's Wii.

Manufacturer : Microsoft
Type : Game Console

Xbox 360 Slim - Prototype

Xbox 360 Slim - Prototype
2010
This is a prototype casing and selective internals for the Xbox 360 slim.

Manufacturer : Microsoft
Type : Game Console

Xbox 360 Final Fantasy XIII Special Edition

Xbox 360 Final Fantasy XIII Special Edition
9th March 2010
Released the same day as Final Fantasy XII this Xbox 360 Special Edition came with two wireless controllers, a wireless headset and a copy of Final Fantasy XIII.

Manufacturer : Microsoft
Type : Game Console

XBox One

XBox One
22nd November 2013
Kindly donated by Microsoft Research.

Manufacturer : Microsoft
Type : Game Console


Historical Timeline for

Date Event
21 Jan 1953 Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, was born
28 Oct 1955 Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, was born
1970 UNIX is developed
Jun 1970 Xerox opens the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
3 Mar 1975 First meeting of the Homebrew Club
Jul 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen sign a licensing agreement with MITS
15 Sep 1975 Microsoft Founded
1 Jan 1979 Microsoft moves from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Bellevue, Washington
Jun 1979 Apple II+ Launched
6 Nov 1980 Microsoft Signs Contract with IBM to Create Operating System
25 Jun 1981 Microsoft incorporates
12 Aug 1981 IBM introduces personal computer with Microsoft's 16-bit operating system, MS-DOS 1.0
12 Aug 1981 Introduction of IBM 5150 Personal Computer
1982 Paul Allen leaves Microsoft due to Ill Health
Jan 1983 Introduction of spreadsheet program 1-2-3 by Lotus,
2 May 1983 Microsoft Introduced 2-button Mouse
10 Nov 1983 Microsoft Introduces Windows
Aug 1984 Introduction of IBM PC/AT based on Intel 80286
20 Nov 1985 Microsoft Windows Launched
26 Feb 1986 Microsoft moves to corporate campus in Redmond, Washington
13 Mar 1986 Microsoft stock goes public
2 Apr 1987 Windows 2 was launched
1988 The NeXT (68030 CPU) computer is introduced after two years of research
1 Aug 1989 Microsoft introduces earliest version of Office suite of productivity applications
22 May 1990 Microsoft launches Windows 3.0
6 Apr 1992 Microsoft Releases Windows 3.1
24 Aug 1995 Microsoft launches Windows 95
7 Dec 1995 Bill Gates outlines Microsoft's commitment to supporting and enhancing the Internet
25 Jun 1998 Microsoft launches Windows 98
17 Feb 2000 Microsoft launches Windows 2000
1 Jun 2000 Intel ES7000 server from Unisys introduced
22 Jun 2000 Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer outline Microsoft's .NET strategy
31 May 2001 Microsoft launches Office XP
25 Oct 2001 Microsoft launches Windows XP
25 Oct 2001 Microsoft Releases Windows XP
15 Jan 2002 Bill Gates outlines Microsoft's commitment to Trustworthy Computing
7 Nov 2002 Microsoft and partners launch Tablet PC
16 Jan 2003 Microsoft declares annual dividend
24 Apr 2003 Microsoft launches Windows Server 2003
20 Jul 2004 Microsoft returns $75 billion to shareholders
9 Nov 2004 Firefox 1.0 Introduced
25 Jun 2006 Microsoft announces Bill Gates transition
30 Jan 2007 Microsoft launches Windows Vista and Office 2007
26 May 2010 Apple Surpasses Microsoft as Most Valuable Technology Company
4 Feb 2014 Bill Gates returns to Microsoft as Technology Adviser
21 Jan 2015 Microsoft reveals HoloLens headset
19 Oct 2017 Talk: Building our Digital Future: Protecting our Privacy and Curbing the Digital Obsolescence - 19 October 2017

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