Items tagged with Paul Allen

Don't particularly enjoy some of the design decisions Microsoft has made with Windows 8? You're in good company - even Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen finds things to complain about, especially with regards to multi-monitor usage. One of the more common complaints about Windows 8 made by the general public is that it's "made for a tablet", and if that's something that personally drives you nuts, you'll love the fact that every one of Paul's complaints is the direct result of that being the case. Love it or hate it - Metro interface for Windows 8 With multi-monitor setups, Allen finds it challenging... Read more...
Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft in 1975 with Bill Gates, has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma (NHL).  This is a recurrence of the disease;  Allen previously fought and beat NHL after being diagnosed in 1983, the year he left Microsoft.Since leaving Microsoft, Paul Allen has purchased three pro sports teams: the NFL's Seattle Seahawks, the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers, and MLS's Seattle Sounders that began playing in the 2009 season.  Additionally, he is the founder and chairman of Vulcan Inc., his private asset management company.A memo was sent to employees of Vulcan,... Read more...
There once was this little company, formed by these two geeks named Paul Allen and Bill Gates ...Bill Gates and Paul Allen create a partnership called Micro-soft. It will grow into one of the largest U.S. corporations and place them among the world's richest people.Gates and Allen had been buddies and fellow Basic programmers at Lakeside School in Seattle. Allen graduated before Gates and enrolled at Washington State University. They built a computer based on an Intel 8008 chip and used it to analyze traffic data for the Washington state highway department, doing business as Traf-O-Data.You have... Read more...