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All companies bought by MICROSOFT for more than a billion dollars

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The announcement of the acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft caused a lot of storm in the IT market. However, although it will be the largest so far, it is not the only major acquisition of the company from Redmond. Microsoft was founded in 1975, and during all these years it has gathered a large number of companies, businesses and services. The first company that Microsoft ever bought was Forethought, and the acquisition was made in 1987 for 14 million dollars. Forethought was the creator of the presentation program, later known as PowerPoint. Although not one of Microsoft's...