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How the Web was won : Microsoft from Windows to the Web : the inside story of how Bill Gates and his band of internet idealists transformed a software empire

Author: Paul Andrews
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explains why Microsoft was unable to deal with the wide-spread popularity of the Internet in the early 1990s, how the company tried to overcome their lack of Internet experience, and why their efforts caused the Justice Department to serve them with an antitrust action.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Andrews, Paul, 1949-
How the Web was won.
New York : Broadway Books, 1999
(OCoLC)652427270
Named Person: Bill Gates; Bill Gates; Bill Gates; Bill Gates
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Andrews
ISBN: 0767900480 9780767900485
OCLC Number: 40820951
Description: 352 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Dramatis Personae --
Timeline of Significant Events in Microsoft's Internet Evolution --
Insight --
What Think? --
Nightmare --
The Kid --
Passion! --
Go Big --
Mobilization --
Provocateur --
Schism --
Volley --
Underdog --
Blue --
Revolutionary --
Enactment --
Gweep --
Afrikaner --
Supertanker --
Pearl Harbor --
The Other Brad --
"God Bless Gates!" --
Javanoia --
Crisis!.
Responsibility: Paul Andrews.
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Explains why Microsoft was unable to deal with the wide-spread popularity of the Internet in the early 1990s, how the company tried to overcome their lack of Internet experience, and why their efforts caused the Justice Department to serve them with an antitrust action.

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