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Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

1 month ago   |   By National Post

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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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, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

1 month ago   |   By National Post

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.
He died in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, his company Vulcan Inc. announced.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella called Allen's contributions to the company, community and industry “indispensable.”
“As co-founder of Microsoft, in his own quiet and persistent way, he created magical products, experiences and institutions, and in doing so, he changed the...
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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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