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Microsoft is an international computer technology corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA.



Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of software products for computing devices. Its most popular products are the Microsoft Windows operating system and the Microsoft Office suite of productivity software, each of which has achieved near-ubiquity in the desktop computer market. The company also manufactures computer hardware products.


The Xbox is a video gaming brand and entertainment platform created by Microsoft. As of the eighth generation of gaming consoles, three platforms have been released; the Xbox,[1] Xbox 360[2] and Xbox One.[3]

Microsoft is also responsible for launching the online multiplayer service Xbox Live, as well as the motion sensor peripheral Kinect.




  1. ^ Gamespot: E3 2001: Microsoft delivers Xbox launch details
  2. ^ CNN: Xbox 360 makes its debut
  3. ^ Polygon: Xbox One: All the news from Microsoft's next-gen debut

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