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 he...

Stranger things have happened. If you believed the search for a new Redmond CEO was coming to its logical conclusion, with an official announcement slated for this week, then get ready for a surprise. A flashy new report claims that an interesting new candidate has joined the fray. Microsoft could potentially get its...