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Making A Difference: The World of Giving -- Dystonia and Billy McLaughlin

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 11.16.2011 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Have you ever heard of the disease dystonia? I learned about this disease through a chance meeting with amazing guitarist and composer, Billy McLaughlin.

Jake Bialer

How Fast Is Google's New Social Network Growing? | Jake Bialer | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

Facebook has over 750 million users. More than 200 million Twitter accounts have been created. So just how big is Google Plus, the social network Goog...

Almost Half Of Americans Have Dealt With Bad Bosses

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.06.2011 | Business

Having a dysfunctional boss can ruin any job. And unfortunately for employees across the country, having a bad boss turns out to be a pretty common ex...

Paul Allen's Big Brazilian Party | Posted 07.20.2011 | Technology

Paul Allen's annual Cannes Film Festival shindig on his yacht had a Brazilian theme. Guests including Bar Refaeli, Jane Fonda, Jodie Foster, Paul Hagg...

On Our Radar: Books Coming Soon We Thought You Should Know About

Posted 07.12.2011 | Home

Books on our radar: what's just come out or about to come out that we think you should know about. Some have buzz, some will fly too low, but we wante...

Paul Allen Describes Steve Jobs' Big, Expletive-Filled Blow-Up During Demo

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.18.2011 | Technology

Microsoft and Apple were the first two out of the personal computing gate: while not exactly buddies, the two companies, and their founders, have more...

Paul Allen: Microsoft's Strategy Was To Clone Rivals, Take Their Ideas

Posted 06.18.2011 | Technology

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen's memoir Idea Man is out and the book contains numerous details on Allen's tenure at Microsoft, his re...

Microsoft Co-Founder On Bill Gates: 'There Was A Lot Of Yelling'

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.17.2011 | Technology

On a segment filmed for CBS's "60 Minutes," host Lesley Stahl sat down with Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen to discuss his controversial memoir, Idea ...

Paul Allen Says He Doesn't Need To Apologize To Bill Gates

Posted 06.15.2011 | Technology

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who recently published a memoir, Idea Man, that is in parts highly critical of Bill Gates, told 60 Minutes that does ...

Microsoft Co-Founder Slams Bill Gates

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.30.2011 | Technology

Vanity Fair has reprinted a lengthy excerpt from Paul Allen's controversial memoir, "Idea Man: A Memoir by the Co-founder of Microsoft," and it does n...

What Billionaire Techie Just Bought A Fighter Jet?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Billionaire Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, has just added a Russian fighter jet to his robust collection of pricy assets, which include the Port...

Judge Throws Out Paul Allen's Massive Patent Suit

Engadget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Remember the massive patent lawsuit leveled at Apple, Google, AOL, Facebook, ebay, Netflix, and a number of other companies by Microsoft co-founder Pa...

Microsoft Co-Founder REFILES Lawsuit Against Other Internet Giants

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

If at first you don't succeed...sue, sue again? That appears to be Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen's strategy. Allen has refiled a lawsuit against an ...

Laura Bassett

Bill Gates, Sr.: Raise My Taxes! | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bill Gates, Sr., the father of Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates, is trumpeting a new state income tax in Washington for individuals who earn more than...

Paul Allen, Microsoft Co-Founder, Commits Majority Of Fortune To Philanthropy

Seattle Times Newspaper | Kristi Heim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Billionaire Paul Allen has taken his friend Bill Gates up on his challenge to publicly pledge the majority of his wealth to philanthropy....

Closing Tax Loopholes for Billionaires

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

Call me old fashioned but I just think it's wrong that a single hedge fund manager earns a billion dollars, when a billion dollars would pay the salaries of about 20,000 teachers.

Paul Allen Tatoosh Yacht Goes On Sale For $158,000,000

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is putting his 300-foot luxury yacht, the Tatoosh, up for sale. The yacht--yours for 125,000,000 GBP or around $16...

PBS' 'This Emotional Life': Paul Allen's Call For Emotional Health

Paul Allen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Allen

As I considered how difficult emotional turmoil can be in the life of a young person, I realized we all know someone -- a family member, a friend -- who faces emotional challenges and needs help.

Neiman Marcus Goes Budget

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith C. Carroll

The extravagant offerings in Neiman Marcus' 83rd annual catalog do not disappoint. Restrictions and exclusions apply to Goldman Sachs employees and anyone named Madoff.

Pete Carroll, Seahawks Coach? Seattle Targeting USC Mastermind

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Seattle Seahawks, who today fired coach Jim Mora, have targeted USC's Pete Carroll as their next coach, The Times has learned. A Seahawks conti...

Paul Allen

Brier Dudley's blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Mercer Island billionaire Paul Allen is asking for federal bankruptcy protection as he liquidates the remains of Digeo, a Kirkland set-top box company...

Commercial Spaceflight for the Rest of Us -- Congratulations to Virgin Galactic

Peter Diamandis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Peter Diamandis

Virgin Galactic and Scaled Composites have rolled out SpaceShipTwo, a new commercial spaceship that will be flown by two pilots with seats for six paying passengers.

Paul Allen's Digeo Bust: Microsoft Co-Founder's "Reverse Midas Touch" Strikes Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen might have hit it big with Microsoft, but his other investments have earned him a reputation as an "eccentric investor...

Paul Allen: Media Banned From Port While Microsoft Founder Is Yachting (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

**SCROLL DOWN FOR PICTURES OF ALLEN'S YACHT BELOW** Media was banned from the port of Ashdod, Israel while Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, wen...

10 CEO Mega-Yachts (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the economy mired in a historic recession, now is certainly not the time to flaunt your world-class mega-yacht (assuming you actually own one). Y...