Microsoft is one of the most influential technology companies around. The Redmond-based software giant is competing with others in a number of areas like operating systems, mobile, cloud computing, software and now hardware. And Fortune is quick to acknowledge Microsoft’s reputation. The 2013 Fortune 500 rankings have...

So here’s the deal. My buddy Marc and I made a bet a year or more ago and I need your help to make my $500. He basically bet that by the summer of 2011, I would not be able to name 10 (just ten) companies in the Fortune 500 who are officially using or seriously considering using Windows 7. By seriously considering, he...