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‘Our industry has lost a pioneer’: Tech titans are devastated by the death of Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen

Some of the most prominent tech leaders on the planet have paid tribute to Paul Allen, the Microsoft cofounder who died on Monday at the age of 65. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai were among those to celebrate the mark that Allen left.
Bill Gates and Paul Allen.

Bill Gates says he’s ‘heartbroken’ by the death of his Microsoft cofounder in an emotional statement

Bill Gates has said he is 'heartbroken' by the death of his childhood friend and Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen. Allen, who also owned the NFL Seattle Seahawks and the NBA Portland Trail Blazers, died on Monday afternoon after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen dies at 65 after battle with cancer

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen dies after cancer battle at age 65.
Paul Allen, the owner of the Seattle Seahawks and cofounder of Microsoft, announced Monday that he again is battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen is battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma for the second time in 10 years

This is the third time Allen has been diagnosed with some form of the cancer, which attacks the lymphatic system.
Warren Buffett (right) speaks to the media with Bill and Melinda Gates on June 26, 2006 at a news conference where Buffett spoke about his financial gift to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in New York City.

Tech titans like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates have pledged to give away billions through the ‘Giving Pledge’ — here’s where ...

By signing the Giving Pledge, billionaires commit to donating a majority of their wealth to charity either during their lifetime or in their will. Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, for example, have pledged to donate 99% of their Facebook shares to charity.
The Stratolaunch is designed to launch rockets from mid-air into low-Earth orbit.

Inside the world’s largest plane, which has a wingspan longer than a football field and could be used to launch a spaceship the size of a shuttl...

Stratolaunch Systems plans to use its namesake aircraft to launch rockets into low-Earth orbit in mid-air. The aircraft has completed runway tests in anticipation of its debut flight, which is planned for this summer, according to GeekWire.

23 lesser-known cofounders of the biggest tech companies, and where they are now

We tend to forget that Steve Jobs, Travis Kalanick, and Bill Gates, didn't create Apple, Uber, and Microsoft alone.
Jimi Hendrix and Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen.

Music icon Quincy Jones says Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen can play guitar ‘just like’ Jimi Hendrix

Quincy Jones said in an interview with Vulture that Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen can sing and play guitar "just like" rock legend Jimi Hendrix.
Willem de Kooning, Untitled XII (1975

Microsoft’s billionaire co-founder just sold a painting for a cool $35 million to a mysterious buyer at Art Basel Hong Kong

Paul Allen is one of the world's biggest art collectors, with a collection worth as much as $750 million. He just sold a painting for $35 million.