Paul Allen Stories October 15

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passed away today at the age of 65 after revealing earlier this month that he was being treated for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

The tech pioneer and incredible investor and philanthropist is being remembered across the world this evening. The announcement was made by Allen’s company Vulcan Inc.

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Paul Allen Stories December 13, 2010

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s patent trolling lawsuit filed against Apple, Facebook, Google, YouTube and others has been dismissed by the courts.

“Plaintiff has failed to identify the infringing products or devices with any specificity,” wrote U.S. District Court Judge Marsha Pechman in her order to dismiss. “The Court and Defendants are left to guess what devices infringe on the four patents.

Allen was claiming that the companies had violated four patents developed by Internal Research (a research firm he funded). expand full story

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