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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 ...

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen treated again for cancer

Business Oct 2, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen treated again for cancer

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen said on Monday he had started treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the same type of cancer he overcame nine years ago. In a brief statement, Allen said he learned recently that the cancer had returned and said he planned "on fighting ...

Microsoft, Amazon, Google join fight to prevent famine, tap AI tech

Business Sep 24, 2018

Microsoft, Amazon, Google join fight to prevent famine, tap AI tech

Tech giants Microsoft, Amazon and Google are joining forces with international organizations to help identify and head off famines in developing nations using data analysis and artificial intelligence, a new initiative unveiled Sunday. Rather than waiting to respond to a famine after many lives already ...

Are tech titans teetering atop the market?

Business / Tech Aug 5, 2018

Are tech titans teetering atop the market?

Silicon Valley giants have become a gargantuan force on Wall Street, as demonstrated by Apple recently topping $1 trillion in market valuation. But should we fear that a new tech bubble is ready to burst? Here are some questions and answers about the sector: What does the ...