• Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

    1 month ago - By Chron

    SEATTLE - Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65.
    He died in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, his company Vulcan Inc. announced.
    Gates said he was heartbroken about the loss of one of his "oldest and dearest friends."
    "Personal computing would not have existed without him," Gates said in a statement.
    "But Paul wasn't content with starting one company. He channeled his intellect...
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  • Paul Allen, 1953-2018: Microsoft's cofounder and so much more

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    He left Microsoft during its initial rise, then spent the next 35 years spending his billions of dollars in deeply personal ways.
    You can't summarize the work of Paul Allen-who died today at the age of 65-without starting with the fact that he cofounded Microsoft with Bill Gates. But leaving it at that scarcely captures Allen, whose autobiography- Idea Man -carried a title which was less self-aggrandizement than a simple statement of fact.
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  • Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen dead at 65

    Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen dead at 65

    1 month ago - By Venture Beat

    Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said. Allen left Microsoft in 1983, before the company became a corporate juggernaut, following a dispute with Gates, but his s...
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  • Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies At 65

    1 month ago - By NPR

    Paul Allen, who co-founded tech giant Microsoft with Bill Gates, has died from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Seattle Times reporter Matt Day.
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  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said.
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  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

    1 month ago - By Philly

    SEATTLE - Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65.
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  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer complications at 65

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said.
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  • Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies At 65

    Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies At 65

    1 month ago - By NPR

    Allen died from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Seattle on Monday, according to his company, Vulcan Inc. (Image credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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  • Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Has Died at 65. He Changed the Face of Seattle

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Paul Allen has died. The co-founder of Microsoft , and an investor who bet often far in advance on new technology, medical research, and urban initiatives was 65. His real-estate venture, Vulcan, released news of his death the afternoon of Oct. 15 in Seattle.
    Vulcan CEO Bill Hilf said in a statement, “All of us who had the honor of working with Paul feel inexpressible loss today. He possessed a remarkable intellect and a passion to solve some of the world's most difficult problems, with the conviction that creative thinking and new approaches could make profound and lasting impact.”...
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  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, who had been suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer, passed away at the age of 65 on Monday, his family said.
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  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

    1 month ago - By Chron

    SEATTLE - Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. He was 65.
    Allen's company Vulcan Inc. said in a statement that he died Monday. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, had returned.
    Allen, who was an avid sports fan, owned the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks
    Allen and Gates founded Microsoft Corp. in 1975. Microsoft's big break came in 1980, when IBM Corp. decided to move into personal computers. IBM asked Microsoft to provide the operating system.
    The decision thrust...
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  • Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen has died at age 65

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen passed away this afternoon in Seattle at age 65, owing to complications relating to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
    Vulcan, the privately held company that Allen founded in 1986, three years after leaving Microsoft, released a statement that says it is “with deep sadness that we announce the death of our founder Paul G. Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and noted technologist, philanthropist, community builder, conservationist, musician and supporter of the arts.”
    His sister, Jody Allen, a businesswoman and long the CEO of Vulcan, released a separate statement, writing...
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  • Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and billionaire investor, dies at 65

    1 month ago - By Washington Post

    Mr. Allen, who in 1975 set up with Bill Gates the company that became known as Microsoft, has died from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Seattle, according to a statement from his family. This is a developing story. It will be updated.
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  • Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and billionaire investor, dies at 65

    1 month ago - By Washington Post

    Mr. Allen, who in 1975 set up with Bill Gates the company that became known as Microsoft, died Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Seattle, according to a statement from his family. He also used his Microsoft stock as collateral to invest in entities including sports teams, buying the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail...
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  • Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen dies at age 65

    Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen dies at age 65

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Paul Allen, who cofounded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has died at age 65 after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, CNBC reports .
    Allen, a tech billionaire, was a philanthropist, as well as the owner of the Seattle Seahawks and the Portland Trail Blazers. He also operated Vulcan Ventures, a venture capital fund.
    He was first diagnosed with the cancer in 2009, and disclosed earlier this month that it had returned after a period of remission. At the time, Allen said that he planned on staying involved with his various business ventures. It was the third time that Allen has been diagnosed...
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