Sunday, April 21, 2024

story: Micro-Soft

another excellent podcast story

 Microsoft: The Complete History and Strategy @Acquired Podcast

...The company that invented the software business model. The company that so thoroughly and completely dominated every conceivable competitor that the United States government intervened and kneecapped it… yet it’s STILL the most valuable company in the world today.

Congress changing copyright law in 1980 to include “computer programs”


MIT license, X86 assembly
This repo contains the original source-code and compiled binaries for MS-DOS v1.25 and MS-DOS v2.0, plus the source-code for MS-DOS v4.00 jointly developed by IBM and Microsoft.

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