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The largest independent software producer in the world, founded by Paul Allen and Bill Gates in 1976. Microsoft produces a very wide range of software products ultimately based on its Windows operating system. Microsoft' business practices have often been criticised; this has led to successful legal action, in the United States and elsewhere, resulting in Microsoft agreeing to change its practices.

Subjects: Computing.


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