Tuesday, June 9, 2009


  • William Hendry " Bill" Gates III
  • Born on October 28,1955
  • American bussiness magnate, philanthropist, and chairaman of Microsoft
  • Sofware company that he founded with Paul Allen
  • One of the world's wealthiest people and the wealthiest overall 2009
  • CEO and chief sofware architect, and remains the largest individual the shareholder with more than 8 percent of the comman stock.
  • Authored or co-authored several books
  • Microsoft founding in 1975
  • Gates had primary responsibility for the compony's product strategy.
  • Steve Paul Jobs
  • born Febuary 24,1955
  • American bussinessman, and co-founder, and CEO of Apple Inc.
  • In late 1970s, Jobs with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, create one of the 1st commercially succesfull personal computers.
  • early 1980s, Jobs was among the 1st to see the commecial potential of the mouse-driven graphical user interface.
  • In 1985s, Jobs resigned from Apple and found NeXT
  • NeXT's subsequent 1997 buyout by Apple Computer Inc.
  • Jobs back to the compony he co-founded, and he served as its CEO since then
  • Steve Jobs was listed as Fortune Magazine's Most Powerful Businessman of 2007

  • Linus Benedict Torvalds
  • born December 28, 1969 in Helsinki, Finland
  • Findland-Swedish software best engineer best known for having initiate the developement of the Linux Kernel.
  • Later, he become the chift architect of the Linux Kernel, and now acts as the project's coordinator.

  • Freax ( combination of "free","freak", and the letter X to indicate that it is a Unix-like system).
  • But his friend Ari Lammke, who administered the FTP sever where the kernel was 1st hosted for downloading, named Torvalds' directory Linux.

  • multinational tecnology corporation, develops, manufactures, sells, and support personal computers and other computer-related products.
  • based in Round Rock, Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide.
  • 1980s - 1990s the largest seller of PCs and severs. As of 2008 is held the second spot in computer sells within the industry behind Hewlett-Packard.
  • Sells personal computers, severs, data storage devices, network switches, software, and computer peripherals
  • In 2006, Fortune Magazine ranked Dell as the 25th-largest compony in the 500 list.


  • American multinatinal corprationwhich design and manufatures consumer electronic and software products.
  • the compony's best-known hardware products onclude Macintosh computers, the iPod and the iPhone. Mac OS X operating system, the iTunes media browser, the iLife suite of multimedia and cretivity sofware, the iWork suite of productivity sofware.
  • establish in Cupertino, Carlifornia on April 1, 1976 and incorporated January 3, 1977, the compony was called "Apple Computer, Inc.
  • After 30 years, the word "computer" drpped on 9January 9, 2007 to reflect the compony's ongoing expension into the electronic market.

  • multinational vendor of computers, computers component, computers software, and information technology services.
  • founded on Febuary 24, 1982.
  • headquartered in Santa Clara, California( part of Silicon Valley)
  • product include computer severs and workstation based on its own SPARC processer as well as AMD's Opteron and Intel's Xeon processer
  • a suite products including the Solaris Operating System, developer tools, Web infrustructure software, and indentity management application.
  • others are, Java platform. MySQL, and NFS.
  • Sun is a proponent of open systems in general and Unix in particular, and a major contributor to open source software.
  • On April 20, 2009, Sun and Oracle Cprporation announcrd that they entered into a defenitive agreement under which Oracle will acquireor $7.4 billion.


  • the world largest semiconductor compony and the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors.
  • Intel was founded on July 18, 1968, as IntegratedElectronics Corporation
  • based in Santa Clara, Carlifornia, USA.
  • Intel make motherboard chipsets, network cards and ICs, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processor, and other debices related to communicationsand computing.
  • founded semiconductor pioneer Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore and widely associated with the axecutive ledership and vision of Andrew Grove.
  • Intel's successful "Intel Inside" advertising campaign of the 1990s made it and its Pentium processeor household names.
  • Intel was an early developer af SRAM and DRAM memory chips, and this represented the majority of its bussiness until the early 1980s.
  • In 1971, Intel created the firt commercial microprocessor chip
  • During the 1990s, Intel invested heavily in new microprocessor design fostering the rapid growth of the PC industry.
  • in 2009, Intel in rankings of the world's 100 most powerful brands published by Millward Brown Optimor showed the company's bra nd value rising 4 palces - from number 27 to number 23.


  • is an American multinational semiconductor company
  • based in Sunnyvale, Carlifornia
  • develops computer processor ad related technologies for commercial and consumer market.
  • Main products include microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embeded processors and graphics processor for servers
  • AMD is the 2nd largest global supplier of microprocessors based on the x86 architecture after Intel Corporation.
  • 3th largest suppliers of graphics processing units, behind Intel and Nvidia.
  • In 2007, AMD ranked eleventh among semiconductor manufacturers in term of revenue.

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