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5 Interesting Facts That You Didn’t Know About Microsoft

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5 Interesting Facts That You Didn't Know About Microsoft
5 Interesting Facts That You Didn't Know About Microsoft (Pixabay)
5 Interesting Facts That You Didn't Know About Microsoft
5 Interesting Facts That You Didn’t Know About Microsoft (Pixabay)

1) Microsoft’s hardware often has the phrase Hello from Seattle written on the back, similar to Apple in California. It can be said to be the love or support of representative corporations near Seattle, and while most large American corporations set up their legal headquarters in Delaware, which is friendly to corporate law, they are also proud of having their operational and legal headquarters in the same place, like Apple.

2) The Microsoft Store in each country accepts payment in local currency only. (Some countries convert back to dollars in Korean standards.) Thanks to that, if you know how to calculate the exchange rate, it is possible to purchase the software at a lower price than the Korean-US store price. It’s a kind of overseas direct purchase, and because of this, Microsoft’s store policy has also caused a sensation on the Internet.

3) Microsoft and Bill Gates are well known companies, but they have never reached the top in terms of revenue.

4) Following Microsoft’s acquisition of Zenimax Media, Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard became a hot topic as Microsoft paid with all cash.

5) A hacker group called SEA hacked and disclosed how much information Microsoft received from the FBI. They were charged 50-200 dollars per case. By November 2013, revenues were over $280,000.

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