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Medical crowd-funding seen raising millions for dubious cures

Business Oct 24, 2018

Medical crowd-funding seen raising millions for dubious cures

Online appeals to help sick people by raising money for unfounded and sometimes dangerous treatments and purported cures bring in millions of dollars each year, researchers warned Tuesday. The study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) looked at crowd-funding activity from 2015 ...

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer at 65: family

Business Oct 16, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer at 65: family

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. Allen left Microsoft in 1983, before the company ...