18 amazing facts you probably didn't know about Microsoft


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Like it or not, Microsoft is everywhere.

From its origins as a super-hot startup in the 1970s to taking over the world in the 1990s to its current reinvention under CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft has a long and storied history right alongside the PC itself.

But how much do you really know about Microsoft? Here are 18 things you probably never knew about the biggest name in the PC business.