Microsoft celebrates 30th birthday

by admin September 23, 2005 at 12:44 pm

Bill Gates rallies the faithful in a Seattle field

Microsoft is celebrating its 30th birthday in an upbeat mood, promising to deliver twice the number of new products and services as it has during the past three years.

Speaking at the firm’s annual meeting/birthday bash held at Safeco Field in Seattle, chairman Bill Gates spoke of Microsoft’s achievements so far and the challenges ahead.

“As I think about the past 30 years, I’m most proud of our making ‘big bets’ on technologies like the graphical user interface or web services, and watching them grow into something people rely on every day,” he said.

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