Paul Allen Archive

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

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

Paul Allen’s Stake Manager Believes Microsoft Would Do Better Without Bing

Bing and Xbox are two Microsoft products that take up a substantial amount of resources at the company, both in terms of personnel and finances. And unsurprisingly, both are on the hit list of a certain type

Microsoft co-founder weighs in on Windows 8

Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft along with Bill Gates has weighed in on Windows 8. Long retired, the somewhat eccentric genius is one of the richest people in the world (#48) and he still is curious

Fantastic piece on 60 minutes about Paul Allen and Bill Gates

Amazing piece on Paul Allen and Bill Gates that came on tonight on 60 minutes.. It’s a really well done piece that takes on the hard task of trying to deconstruct the complex relationship between 2 former