Microsoft Corporation is a US-based multinational technology company. It develops, manufactures, licenses and sells computer software, electronic devices, personal computers and IT services. The most well-known software of the company are Microsoft Windows and MS-DOS operating system families, Microsoft Office suite, Bing search engine, Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers.
The prominent hardware products are Xbox video game consoles, Microsoft Hololens virtual reality glasses and Microsoft Surface touchscreen personal computer product family. As of 2016, Microsoft is the world's largest software developer and one of the world's most valuable companies. The company's name is a combination of the words "microcomputer" (microcomputer) and "software" (software).