THe Evolution of the PC and Microsoft
Xerox, Apple, IBM, and Compaq all played major roles in the development of the Personal Computer, or "PC," and the success of Microsoft. Though it may seem so, the computer industry did not just pop-up overnight. It took many years of dedication, hard-work, and most importantly, thievery to turn the personal computer from a machine the size of a Buick, used only by zit-faced "nerds," to the very machine I am typing this report on.
Xerox started everything off by creating the first personal computer, the ALTO, in 1973. However, Xerox did not release the computer because they did not th…