Microsoft is an American multinational company that is considered no one in making different software. Its headquarters is situated in Washington. where all activities related to products and services, licensing, development, and manufacturing are conducted.
The company was made up by Bill Gates on April 4, 1975.it is estimated that Microsoft is one of the largest software companies by revenue and highly reputed company. Microsoft introduced its 1st software BASIC which is dominating the personal computer operating system.
In the 1980s, Microsoft introduced MS-DOS through the Microsoft Windows line. During its initial public offering in 1986, Microsoft raised capital and raised its share price by selling shares in the market. As Microsoft diversified in the 1990s, it acquired a number of different companies. In May 2011, Microsoft acquired Skype for $8.5 billion.
Microsoft is aiming to kill their Messenger
The Messenger service will be erases by Microsoft on March 15, 2013. Microsoft acquired Skype as the replacement for Microsoft messenger in Oct 2011. With the use of Skype users will be able to extant messages and video chat. Microsoft will introduce a new way to stay in touch with Skype. Now Skype provides more facilities and starts testing new windows. When users sign in to Skype they will use their windows live ID.
Skype’s Future Facilities
- Send and receive messages
- See presence and previous information
- Video calling
- Landline calling
- Screen sharing
- Calling on Mobile phone
Mainland China Company
The previous messenger facility will be available at the same for mainland china. They can use both facilities at the same time.
When Microsoft erases its messenger, Microsoft clients will quickly switch to Skype. Because Messenger clients will not have any option for chat. As Microsoft users replace Skype, Skype’s name will be everywhere, maintaining its reputation. Skype released version 6 within six months. The number of Skype users has increased since Microsoft purchased Skype. Skype has grown from 100 users to 280 million users per month.