Microsoft is flying flags at half-staff today and tomorrow at its offices around the world in honor of Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder who died this week at the age of 56. The picture above is from the main entrance to the company’s main campus in Redmond.

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  • Steve Murch

    Gracious salute to a worthy competitor, partner, pioneer, innovator, and icon.

  • Kd7eer

    Thanks Microsoft for lowering your corporate flag and not the National Flag.

    • Slaggggg

      Could you explain?  Seems like there is interesting trivia here in the protocol of which flag to lower.

      • Guest

        there are federal and state regulations on when those flags can be lowered.    MSFT can lower the corporate flag whenever they want.

  • navywife

    YES! The president gives the order to fly the American flag at half staff – with a very tight protocol to follow.  The Governor of a state gives the order of when to fly the state flag at half staff……and the CEO of a corporation makes the decision when to fly they company flag at Half staff…….Great Job Bill Gates, Steve Jobs I’m sure would have appreciated your honoring both him and your country by following the protocol so many ignore.

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