April 16, 1996
Microsoft Ships SQL Server 6.5

Today at DB Expo, Microsoft Corp. announced the release of Microsoft SQL Server 6.5. Fine-tuned to offer the best performance on the Windows NT Server network operating system, Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 represents a major enhancement to Microsoft SQL Server 6.0.

April 16, 1996
Microsoft Garners Multiple Awards at RetailVision Trade Show

Microsoft Corp. was one of the big winners at the annual Millennium Awards presentation, held April 12 in Los Angeles as part of RetailVision, a biannual trade show attended by retailers of technology, multimedia products, and entertainment hardware and software.

April 15, 1996
Microsoft Acquires EXOS Inc

Microsoft Corp. today announced the acquisition of EXOS Inc., developers of the force feedback technology for game control devices. This latest addition to Microsoft’s input device group strengthens the company’s commitment to providing consumers with more compelling PC game play.