Microsoft Corporation, also known as Microsoft, is an American multinational technology company.
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It is headquartered in Redmond in Washington and is engaged in developing, manufacturing, licensing, supporting and selling computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers. It is acclaimed for its software products which are Microsoft Windows operating system, Microsoft Office suite and Internet Explorer browser. It is the world’s largest software maker in terms of revenue and also regarded as one of the world’s most valuable companies.
In June 2012, Microsoft entered the personal computer segment by launching Microsoft Surface tablet computer. The tablets ran on the Windows 8 operating system. Surface became the first device in the history of computers to have its hardware made by Microsoft. In June 2015, Microsoft launched an 8.9-inch Windows tablet in Spain. This special edition Windows 8.1 tablet has a pre-installed Real Madrid app allowing the users to connect with the fans of the team and also provides free access to interviews of the star players and other content. It has a quad-core Intel Atom processor, 2GB RAM, 5 MP rear camera and 2 MP front camera.
In July, Microsoft has announced the introduction of the sixth model in its Surface Pro 3 tablet range. The device has 1.7 GHz Core i7 processor and an 8GB memory and a storage space of 128GB. The cost of the tablet is $1299. The follow up of the surface Pro 3 tablet, i.e., the Surface Pro 4 is expected to be launched in 2015. It is a tablet with a keyboard designed for professionals. There are expectations that this tablet will run on the Windows 10 operating system.