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 2009, Allen revealed earlier this month that the disease had gone into remission. Though...

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 good fortunes of the Microsoft stock that he owns. Shares of the Redmond based technology giant have been on an...

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 that both men have floated apart over the past few years. Some even pinned this as...

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 with the company than was previously thought. In fact, he is taking care of the development of the next...

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 the game heated up, with talks of the Lumia 730 and Lumia 830. Here are some more talking points of the...

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 of ice water poured on his head in order to raise awareness for ALS on Thursday. And now Bill Gates has...

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 selling Microsoft stock after stepping down as CEO, and he is currently in possession of 298 million...

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 how things are being run in the company. Talking at the Code Conference yesterday, Nadella...

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 the company, has recently become the largest shareholder. This report confirms this new...

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 official website, that highlights its years of existence, and much has been written on...