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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 Garry Kildall story: https://youtu.be/sDIK-C6dGks 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. New Thinking Book: http://bit.ly/NewThinkingbook New Thinking on Google Play: http://bit.ly/NewThinkingGooglePlay Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/9FS8uF Check out the previous episode: Become a Patron!: https://www.patreon.com/ColdFusion_TV CF Bitcoin address: 13SjyCXPB9o3iN4LitYQ2wYKeqYTShPub8 Hi, welcome to ColdFusion (formerly known as ColdfusTion). Experience the cutting edge of the world around us in a fun relaxed atmosphere. Script by Fil Zivko - read more at https://http://www.evolutio.xyz Sources: [1] - https://www.statista.com/statistics/263264/top-companies-in-the-world-by-market-value/ [2] - https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/#231806ad251c [3] - https://www.gatesfoundation.org/media-center/speeches/2005/09/bill-gates-lakeside-school [4] - https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/29/what-microsoft-billionaire-bill-gates-was-doing-at-20-years-old.html [5] - https://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/29/business/yourmoney/the-microsoft-millionaires-come-of-age.html [6] - https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2010/09/bill-gates-staring-back-at-you-from-outlook-2010/ [7] - https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHBF_en-GBAU837AU837&ei=B1mDXNmqCJa6rQH-2YKQDQ&q=microsoft+stock+price&oq=microsoft+stock+price&gs_l=psy-ab.3..0l10.3573.5725..5805...2.0..0.213.2285.0j9j3....3..0....1..gws-wiz.......0i71j35i39j0i10j0i22i30.BqitUoqIwZ8 [8] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5zeJyQ31rM [9] - https://www.cio.com/article/2989667/history-of-apple-and-microsoft-4-decades-of-peaks-and-valleys.html [10] - https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/29/steve-jobs-and-bill-gates-what-happened-when-microsoft-saved-apple.html [11] - https://www.gatesfoundation.org/Who-We-Are/General-Information/History [12] - https://www.thestreet.com/slideshow/14209806/1/microsoft-gets-rebooted-under-ceo-satya-nadella-here-are-his-6-biggest-achievements.html [13] - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mergers_and_acquisitions_by_Microsoft [14] - https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/8/18255934/windows-10-800-million-devices-microsoft-billion-goal [15] - https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/earnings/FY-2018-Q4/press-release-webcast [16] - https://www.canalys.com/newsroom/cloud-market-share-q4-2018-and-full-year-2018 [17] - https://www.investopedia.com/articles/markets/020316/top-5-companies-owned-microsoft-msft.asp [18] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_SXtJf2oz4&t=313s [19] - https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/29/what-microsoft-billionaire-bill-gates-was-doing-at-20-years-old.html [20] - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_v._Microsoft_Corp.#Settlement [21] - https://moneyinc.com/20-things-never-knew-microsoft/ [22] - https://visual.ly/community/infographic/business/just-how-big-microsoft [23] - https://www.statista.com/statistics/218089/global-market-share-of-windows-7/ [24] - https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/annualreports/ar2018/annualreport [25] - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_total_wealth [26] - https://www.goalcast.com/2017/12/07/27-bill-gates-quotes/ //Soundtrack// **coming soon** » ColdFusion Book "New Thinking" | https://newthinkingbook.squarespace.com/about/ » Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/ColdFusionTV » My music | http://burnwater.bandcamp.com or » http://www.soundcloud.com/burnwater » https://www.patreon.com/ColdFusion_TV » Collection of music used in videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOrJJKW31OA Producer: Dagogo Altraide » Twitter | @ColdFusion_TV » Insta | coldfusiontv
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ColdFusion (28 days ago)
Correction at 11:34, Microsoft no longer owns Nokia. That was a mistake, sorry about that.
George Slavchev (7 hours ago)
They never did own Nokia. They owned Microsoft Mobile which had a licence to sell Nokia-branded phones for a limited time.
Miika Hämäläinen (16 days ago)
+Prakhar Chawla Nokia id actually not owned by HMD Global, but had been granted by Nokia to use their name on their phones. Nokia is still a big company manufacturing the telephone base stations.
demonface16 (16 days ago)
What is that song that starts at 14:30
shismohammad mulla (18 days ago)
Reading Comment For this mistake
Empleo Justinian III (24 days ago)
Dear Coldfusion. WHAT THE FUCK!? IT'S 2019, AND WE'RE STILL USING THE SAME COMPUTER! D:<
Huawei Coffee (6 hours ago)
@ . CNN interview Huawei CEO transcript , don't know why can not watch it through CNN ?
Jameel Ja (1 day ago)
I wasn't a big fan of Bill Gates back then, but as he got older and became a philanthropist he turned a new leaf.
epSos.de (3 days ago)
*Microsoft is huge.* Their best move was to accept the Open Source idea. The converted to the device + software as a service or subscription. Selling expensive software on CDs is a bit harder today. Software as a service or subscription is a lot more simple, when all the upgrades happen on the server, and the use has no need to do anything for the upgrade or security. Let's hope Microsoft will respect and honor their commitment to the Open Source model and competing projects. Android apps would make Microsoft even better, if they had some innovation in that.
Won Lee (4 days ago)
Who was so the executive meeting? Probably the executive staff
Max Payne (4 days ago)
I think Microsoft was already the most valuable company with over $900B market capacity at the time of publishing this video.
Sammy Speros (5 days ago)
Microsoft is as big as bill Gates' balls!!! A full copy cater Bill Gates!
Sm WnL (6 days ago)
All you disparaging Ballmer. He was at the helm when Win7 was out.
Weikang Sun (6 days ago)
Microsoft today is heavily entrenched in enterprise and cloud...yet Azure etc. barely got mentioned in this video.
liopleurodon 155 (9 days ago)
2:30 my man hahahaha
Lucius Terembis (10 days ago)
wellll and I don't use any product of them actively because windows 10 is cancer to use. (linux user here)
Benjamin Bergstrom (11 days ago)
Google is now worse than Microsoft ever was.
Philippe Tremblay (12 days ago)
I stopped using Windows entirely over 2 years ago. I really despise their current business practices, disregarding the end-user.
Krešimir Mandić (10 days ago)
I switched to Linux about 2 years ago and never looked back. Now I use Windows only when I can't avoid it.
Mad Cap (13 days ago)
Please do How big is Quanta Computer Inc
Jim Charles (14 days ago)
one day it might be big enough to remake window 7 or something as good
Matt Smillie (14 days ago)
Steve Balmer left about as much impact on Microsoft as he did on this video
Grabasandwich (14 days ago)
Your videos are calming to watch because you aren't continually babbling without breathing, or using jump cuts to have continuous rambling.
Philip Fong (14 days ago)
I hope Edge will rise to balance chrome and donate to firefox.
Haigo Li (6 days ago)
Never.
BINARYGOD (15 days ago)
Ridiculous… at best, take this video with a mine full of salt. Also, this is more misinformation about Bill Gates than Microsoft.
Rafał Orłowski (15 days ago)
14:12, you red it correctly but on the screen there is written: "The quick brown fox jumped (not "jumps" - as it should be)..." making the sentence without "s". Nevertheless thank you for the great video, giving a thumb up! :-)
Dave Gardiner (15 days ago)
Love these computer history videos. They are engaging and very slickly produced.
Salvador Daliphs (16 days ago)
14:14 where is the letter "s" ?
Abhinav Srivastava (16 days ago)
You completely forgot about Steve Ballmer
BusyClubTG&C (17 days ago)
ive always been a big fan of bill gates :)
Aaron Powell (17 days ago)
This lacks the mention that ms stole QuickTime and ms felt they needed to make things right by helping Apple later...
oddeda (17 days ago)
This is 90% Microsoft's history, not how big is Microsoft... Kinda annoying.
Kirubiel Shimeles (17 days ago)
"The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog." Doesn't contain "s"
Sadiq Ali (18 days ago)
I hate modern life
David pena (18 days ago)
Microsoft is now worth $919 billion making it the BIGGEST company in the world. Get your facts straight....
shismohammad mulla (18 days ago)
Still Window 10 sucks . I switched to Linux
Marty Lardy (19 days ago)
gforce now is great. i have the beta and it works very , very well.
Joypad Bandit (19 days ago)
Big enough to laugh at Sony, when they think that the ONLY division they have to rely on to make money is their Gaming Division! LOL! #BiggerThanThat
Martin Allen (19 days ago)
Please do a film on what would happen if we turned the internet off.
Rich Wags (19 days ago)
Great video now do one on how corrupt and who his parents were. F Bill Gates and his Freemason ass...
Beard Tech (20 days ago)
Your new logo and intro graphic is astonishingly good!!!!
what a great video. Thank you!
Stephen Offer (20 days ago)
As an Intel employee, "How Big is Intel?"
Nkansah Rexford (20 days ago)
For the record, in terms of cloud computing, it is 1) Amazon WS (AWS) 2) Google Cloud 3) .... the others
Restia Ashdoll (19 days ago)
While Googles services are used by a lot people, here he is referring to cloud services like Azure and AWS, in which Microsoft and Amazon are in top
Black Toy (20 days ago)
I still hate Gates... He killed my love for computers. His software makes me vomit.
tej (20 days ago)
what's the soundtrack name started in the background at 6:38 ?
Aravindh Ravi (20 days ago)
How big is Cisco Systems ?
Kyudo Kun (20 days ago)
Do you guys think that Microsoft can buy Disney+Fox??
pawala (21 days ago)
I love how Gates almost turned into a supervillain, but somehow managed to change course right before it happened.
Mehul Agarwal (21 days ago)
bahut hi ghatiya accent bhai tumhara
Anurag (21 days ago)
Please make a video on Warren buffet.
Tejas Kalyan (21 days ago)
Please do a video on Vijay malya"king of good times"
Gopal Subedi (22 days ago)
Reuploaded Video 🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️
Folk (22 days ago)
I love microsoft, and has been with them since 3.11. How ever, I also love computers, so for the last 10 years I have been an Ubuntu exclusive user, for convenience. That be Linux+Google products.
Mur Mur (22 days ago)
The only comment that I would say is that you talk about edge browser. Microsoft is actually killing off edge in favor of a Chrome kit (blink). https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/12/post-mortem-tying-edge-to-windows-10-was-a-fatal-error/
gold star (22 days ago)
Bill Gates wants a Billion Dead! Vaccines and Health Care will do the Job! - https://youtu.be/WUJMR3BUm2s
Ted Tyler (22 days ago)
I use microsoft my entire life
Alexander Harrington (22 days ago)
God damnit, this is so fucking interesting!
WHIM TV (23 days ago)
How BIG is Microsoft? Like 3 maybe 4..
Halfthekgb (23 days ago)
How about the size of HMD Global?
Cam (23 days ago)
@ 12:52 Did you really just say that Microsoft Edge looks promising in gaining users back from chrome? https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/6/18128648/microsoft-edge-chrome-chromium-browser-changes
bjr1822 (23 days ago)
The latest PC OS market share numbers from March 2019 have Windows at 87.45% share (netmarketshare.com). Where did you get your 75% number from, and how much steady decline is there really?
Riki's Nature (23 days ago)
Hi is a genius? He had proper business advice from his lawyer father and insights into tech through his mother's tech contacts in IBM. There is nothing genius about this freak. He is just an evil geek who hates people, which you can hear from this scientist, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1282XZ_8ofw. I don't know if you call yourself a journalist, but this video is a shameful but kissing of this evil prick!
Ivan A. Medina (23 days ago)
From the start of the video "this is Microsoft Windows Interface......(...)....NO WITHOUT SOME PROBLEMS". They keep this model.
Burnin' Leather (23 days ago)
I understand that Windows 10 might be their most popular operating system to date......but that's probably because all their other OS' were made unavailable :/
impylse (23 days ago)
isnt Edge getting killed?
ᖇᗩ乙0229 (23 days ago)
Me and Gates are very close. I even take selfies with him whenever I want. _This comment was posted on Apr 1, 2019_
John Doe (14 days ago)
Steve Balmer is an IDIOT !!
John Doe (14 days ago)
Yeah, he's no longer the CEO ... that's Balmers 'fruits of labor' that benefited us & the industry. The joke around the water cooler at Microsoft was "We got the wrong Steve."
Folk (22 days ago)
No he isn't. The fruits of his work is what you see today. educate yourself.
ABHIJEET SINGH (23 days ago)
14:15 the correct phrase is "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog".
Radhwane Radoine (23 days ago)
thank you
code beat (24 days ago)
The real problem of Microsoft was Ballmer, the additude of Ballmer with his outdated 80's "competition cannot kill us, we are the best" mindset and still treat consumers of there products as guinea pigs (which was possible in the early days). He don't want to accept others can do it better, instead of corporate he starts to fight the competition. Microsoft still try to recover from this bully effect however I believe it is a little too late and copying Apple's and Google ideas is not a solution. They will survive for a long time because of money and some 'reputation' and connections but they are loosing market share (on major divisions) because others did it better with better products. Nadella does a good job however cannot fix all of the damage because it is too late, people don't want adopt, it is another time. Google ruin their software business model at consumer level, free software and pay with something else. Because of the internet, sharing software and solutions, getting better and better. Open software is booming, it will effect Apple at the long run too. Open software become mature like all other things in life, solved problems, complicated things results in 'simple' things, serves humans, world getting smarter. We have learned from the past that big companies can even disappear like snow on a sunny morning. One mistake is just a matter of time.
David Hill (24 days ago)
Xerox could of owned the pc operating system market , what a epic fail by the management
Dave Keil (24 days ago)
6:05 are you sure you're not getting the $50K licence here confused with the perpetual licence they gave Commodore for BASIC?
ubiquity (24 days ago)
As usual, another amazing video by ColdFusion. Thanks a lot
Flash 🇿🇦 (24 days ago)
Microsoft is too expensive
regoat (24 days ago)
Microsoft own Nokia ? What Nokia ? It's not true
TABIRI KWAYIE Asumadu (24 days ago)
How can you review the history of Microsoft and not mention Steve Ballmer even once. I think this is your worst work so far.
Dispie Dark (24 days ago)
I think losing Gates is the worse thing that happened to Mircosoft. Window 10 is not popular, you get forced into it with harassment pop ups, when your using new hardware with windows 7 even do it works better under windows 7. Windows 10 is still one of the most buggy and user unfriendly OS i ever worked with, updates have never been so dangerous. I have been doing tech support for it for 25 years now, i would say windows 10 is just as bad as windows Millennium or Vista. Edge i seriously doubt there gone pass chrome, bing is the worse search engine, and there a lot of other issues with edge. Companies going over to windows 10 are also forced to upgrade to a new office version older versions don't work well. And if you have scrips in your office, well you have to start over because your old ones don't work in new office. So a upgrade to windows 10 mostly also involves a upgrade to office+scrips and other software as well. This leads to having to do large investments into update or new software. There not making friends with this lack of support for older software. As for hardware its almost apple, outdated hardware in new devices and overpriced or just not good enough compared to others on the market. With google new game platform and linux coming closer to be a gaming OS, i think the future of mircosoft has never looked as bad as it does today on the software side of things.
Sean Place (24 days ago)
Not going to even mention the run away success that was the Microsoft Kin? /s
Spooferish (24 days ago)
Pirates of the silicon valley.
Nebula M13 (24 days ago)
MICROSOFT IS THE BEST LOL software wise anyways but their surface laptop lineup is pretty nice but surface pro and book wise eeeeeh not as much lol!
Justin is right (24 days ago)
I love your videos
Peet (24 days ago)
I love your voice (no homo tho)
Ashmeed Mohammed (24 days ago)
me: *watching video* *atuomatic windows update initiates* me: *tosses pc out the window*
TOWHID ROCKER'S (24 days ago)
Thanks for the quotation.
Tech Genez (24 days ago)
Congrats, Your Video is Featured on TechGenez.com
Sventasis (24 days ago)
When Melinda got to the bed with Bill for the first time, she realized why Bill called the company micro soft.
Manbir Singh (24 days ago)
Plot twist :- How small facebook has become?
Scootaloo (25 days ago)
Right now the current valuation of Microsoft is *$904,860,000,000.00* at the moment. Microsoft is currently the world's largest company by market cap. Amazon, Google and Apple are also in the running as well for world's largest companies by market cap.
Clark Riggins (25 days ago)
Dagogo, I love your productions my friend. Well done
Reef Randall (25 days ago)
Jumped instead of jumps, what was it copyright or something?
Samuel Liu (25 days ago)
Bill Gates hated 4 selling Buggy Software!
hey (25 days ago)
without bill gates, there is no apple
Dean Rhodenizer (25 days ago)
At 14:15 audio is correct, text is not the fox jumps not jumped, otherwise no “s”.
*edge is dead.
14:10 Except that it doesnt actually contain all the letters?
David Rosner (25 days ago)
Bill Gates is the most recognizable icon of the PC era.
Bob Archer (25 days ago)
The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog does NOT contain an S. I tried it, it actually returns... The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
TheRealBrook1968 (25 days ago)
Thank you Microsoft.
Gregory Toth (25 days ago)
I'm locked out of my own account. I brought things assigned to my hotmail account [email protected], and losing money on it, so I want to sue the Microsoft company as soon as possible. Can anyone tell me, that if I can sue the company from Hungary.
Nathan Schwartz (25 days ago)
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation began in 2000, not 2014.
Juris Cervenaks (25 days ago)
Nice music choice
G Harold (25 days ago)
I have heard back in the day of Bulletin Board Services there was an uproarby the hippy developers as MS developers were takining the guts of their wordprocessor, database and spreadsheet programs , freely developed and shared on the boards and transforming them into for profit software products.
Aurobindo Ghosh (25 days ago)
what flavour was that cake? vanilla?
Khan Piesse (25 days ago)
Hotmail has been replaced with Outlook, Hotmail doesn’t exist anymore
David DINH (25 days ago)
You wrote it wrong its: The quick brown frog [jumps] over the lazy dog

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