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Microsoft Cofounder Paul Allen Passes Away

Sad. Paul Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft, and the one who picked the name of the company, died today at the age of 65 while undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. After having previously defeated cancer back in

Bill Gates Named The Richest Person In The World, Again

Good old Bill is in the news again. Forbes just released their rich list for the year, and Bill Gates ended up being the richest individual on it for the sixteenth time. Buoyed, of course, by the

Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, No Longer The Best Of Friends?

The Microsoft story is never complete without a mention of the friendship that co-founder Bill Gates enjoyed with recently retired CEO Steve Ballmer over the decades. It never is. However, there has been no shortage of rumors

Bill Gates Is Overseeing Office 16 Development

Bill Gates returned to Microsoft in a much more active role earlier this year, right around the time when the new CEO Satya Nadella took charge. But the man who founded the software titan, is more involved

Week In Review (Aug 11 – Aug 15)

A rather easygoing week for Microsoft, with the big news being the release of Windows 8.1 August Update, and along with it a slew of bug fixes for the modern Windows platform. The Windows Phone side of

Bill Gates, Too, Takes An Ice Bath For ALS Awareness

And he takes he challenge to new heights, while at it. Microsoft’s current CEO Satya Nadella recently came in contact with ice cold water, and now the former CEO has done the same. Nadella had a bucket

Bill Gates Just Sold 20 Million More Microsoft Shares

Just, as in between July 24 and July 30, this year. And with this new development, Microsoft’s cofounder now owns less than 300 million shares of the company for the first time in history. Bill Gates started

Satya Nadella says that he is running the show, Gates just helps

Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella took charge this February, and since then he has talked about the ongoing changes at the software titan on a few occasions. Well, on almost every occasion. And this time, he explained

Steve Ballmer Is Now The Largest Microsoft Shareholder

Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer and Paul Allen are three individuals in possession of the most Microsoft shares, but now an expected little shuffle at the very top has just been confirmed. Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of

Microsoft Celebrates Its 39th Anniversary Today

April 4, 1975 was the big day when Bill Gates and Paul Allen officially founded what was to become the Redmond software empire. Today, Microsoft celebrates its 39th anniversary. Microsoft already has history page up on its