Top Interesting Facts about Microsoft - Check out in Detail

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Microsoft, the land of technological development, is the first thing which comes into when one thinks of anything about computing. 

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Microsoft’s first major deal was with IBM for their new computer’s operating system in 1980, which the company named PC DOS 

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November 1985 saw the first release of Microsoft Windows, Windows 1.0, a 16-bit system. 

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Bill Gates was officially the youngest billionaire when he reached this astounding feat in 1987 at the humble age of 31. 

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Gates’ famous property Xanadu 2.0, is supposedly worth a staggering $123 million as of 2017. 

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The renowned Windows Jingle, recognized across the world, was created for Windows 95 and was designed by musician Brian Eno. 

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Microsoft created the first smartwatch in 1994 with the Datalink 150 

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The X in the name Xbox comes from Windows’ DirectX software that the O.S. uses for processing graphics. 

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The current Microsoft logo uses the O.S’ word font Segoe alongside the familiar 4 colored squares. 

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Microsoft headquarters had 35 cafeterias with free candy and drinks for its employees, with breakfast being served until 2 pm. 

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Microsoft employees’ gender balance is at almost 3/4 male to female according to one list in 2015 

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