Bill Gates. Microsoft Founder and Philanthropist by Marylou Morano Kjelle

By Marylou Morano Kjelle

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This book discusses the beginnings of the personal computer market in the 1970s. At that time, computers did not use graphical user interfaces. Instead many simply showed text on the screen. Some used only blinking lights. Do you think you would be able to use one of these early computers? Do you rely on modern graphical user interfaces when using computers today? Take a Stand This book talks about how Microsoft helped Apple when Apple had financial problems. Today, the two companies continue to develop rival operating systems.

Users need a Web browser program to view websites on the Internet. Netscape Navigator was the dominant Web browser in the early 1990s. In 1995 Microsoft released its own Web browser, Internet Explorer. The company packaged it with Windows. indd 29 10/3/14 11:52 AM accused Microsoft of unfairly dominating the Microsoft Saves Apple Another big computer name Internet browser market. They claimed that by to emerge in the 1980s was including Internet Explorer Apple. Microsoft created a with Windows, Microsoft word processor for Apple’s Macintosh computer.

Instead many simply showed text on the screen. Some used only blinking lights. Do you think you would be able to use one of these early computers? Do you rely on modern graphical user interfaces when using computers today? Take a Stand This book talks about how Microsoft helped Apple when Apple had financial problems. Today, the two companies continue to develop rival operating systems. Apple is now a larger company than Microsoft. Should Gates and Microsoft have stepped in to help Apple in 1997?

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