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PiC Enterprises

2001-2005

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PiC Enterprises plc was first formed in June 2001 following the merger of PiC Entertainment Group and Majesty Enterprises, in order to bring the original version PiC out of bankruptcy, retaining its trademark logo used since 1995.

PiC Entertainment

2005-2009

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During 2005, PiC Enterprises changed its name to PiC Entertainment to reflect the corporation's expansion into financing its own movie slate.

The logo was then modified slightly after a while, removing the globe that formed the dot in the 'i' in the company's name.

2009-2013

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PiC modified their logo again during 2009. This branding used the previous logo in a purple gradient box. The logo was designed by Lambie-Nairn.

In 2012, Microsoft accqired PiC, and the company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft.

2013-2016

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Microsoft introduced a brand new logo for PiC during January 2013, in an attempt to bring the company's branding in line with Microsoft's new modern design language introduced in August 2012.

2016-present

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The logo was refreshed by Microsoft in January 2016, with the 4-split box in the previous logo being replaced by a "P" in a blue box.

PiC Entertainment
Part of Microsoft

Divisions
9 Story Entertainment | Majesty Media | Protocol Entertainment | Nitrogen Studios | PiC Interactive Studios


TV Networks
Freeform1


Defunct
PiC Entertainment Group | Majesty Enterprises | Sapphire Productions | Salford Communications | Sapphire Salford


1Joint venture with Disney-ABC Television Group

Pic 2016
Microsoft
Windows

Windows (Store) | Windows Phone (Store) | Windows Server | Windows Embedded


Apps, Software and Web Services
Bing (Maps) | Cortana | Edge | Groove | GroupMe | Internet Explorer (Mac) | MSN | Office | OneDrive | Outlook.com | Skype | So.cl | Thegioididong.com


Business
Advertising | Azure | Cloud | Dynamics CRM | Power BI | SQL Server | Skype for Business | Yammer


Development
.NET Framework | Microsoft Developer Network | Expression Studio | Visual Studio | Channel 9 | CodePlex


Film
PiC Entertainment (Others) | Nitrogen Studios | Protocol Entertainment | 9 Story Entertainment


Gaming
DirectX | Microsoft Studios (Others) | PiC Interactive Studios | Xbox (Xbox (console) | Xbox 360 | Xbox One) | Xbox Live


Hardware
Microsoft Band | Microsoft HoloLens | Microsoft Mobile (Lumia) | Microsoft PixelSense | Microsoft Surface


Other
Microsoft Student Partners | Microsoft Store


TV Networks
Freeform1


Conventions
Build | TechEd


Defunct
Encarta | Games for Windows | Games for Windows – Live | Traf-o-Data | Windows Live | Windows Live Messenger | Xbox Entertainment Studios | MIX (Microsoft) | Professional Developers Conference | WinHEC | Zune | Silverlight


1Joint venture with Disney-ABC Television Group

Microsoft 2012

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