Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Celebrates Its 40th Birthday Since Its Creation

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s co-founder, Bill Gates wrote a celebrating letter to the company’s employees. In the letter, he urges the employees to remember where the company came from, its initial mission, as well as the future.

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The company that is currently under the leadership of Satya Nadella has had a very good 40 years in the manufacture and supply of groundbreaking software and computing. It has been seen in the past, and Microsoft had been very influential. Changing times has seen the company relax. However, this does not mean that the company has not been active.

The computer and smartphone industries are quickly upcoming and thus, Microsoft has received a lot of competition. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is one of Microsoft’s greatest competitors. Apple has grown to gain a wide audience. However, Microsoft still maintains a position of power as well as a competitive edge.

Microsoft still continues to produce innovative products and develop great software and applications. Its Windows 8 and more recent Windows 10 operating systems have been optimized to provide optimum user experience. The company has also worked hardware too. Microsoft revealed a franchise of the surface devices which has quickly taken up popularity, mainly because the hybrid tablets are very powerful and stylish.

Additionally, Microsoft’s strategy has involved making significant deals with big market players such as Skype as well as its various aspects such as gaming with Xbox. The release of the new Xbox console was extremely lucrative for the company.

As one of the most successful companies, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) attracts many people especially the young. It’s ideal, and the unconventional working environment has been the envy of many. The company receives applications from the crème of the corn due to this aspect. What better way to get the best people to work for your company.

In the message Bill Gates sent to Microsoft’s employees, he tells them that what matters most is what they do next.

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Michael joined US Markets Daily in 2009 and is a national news reporter focusing on economic issues, data analysis and the financial health of state and local governments.

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