The Microsoft Corp. is one of the world's leading manufacturers of PC software and as such has set standards with its solutions. The group's product range extends from operating systems (Windows) and server software to application programs, application software (office products) for companies and private users to entertainment applications on mobile and stationary devices. In addition to the online services Bing and MSN portals, the portfolio also includes Skype (Internet telephony) as well as products and services related to the Xbox games console. In 2016, LinkedIn Corporation was acquired for $27 billion. The operational business is divided into the segments "Productivity and Business Processes", "Intelligent Cloud" and "More Personal Computing". The group is represented in more than 100 countries worldwide and was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen.