Articles about Paul Allen

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

14 Mar 2020

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

Bill Gates, one of the richest men in the world, has decided to step down from the board of Microsoft - the company he co-founded more than four decades ago with Paul Allen.

Want world's largest plane? It "just" costs $400 million

15 Jun 2019

Want world's largest plane? It "just" costs $400 million

Stratolaunch, the world's largest plane by wingspan, is up for sale for a whopping $400 million.

Stratolaunch, world's largest aircraft, nails historic first flight

14 Apr 2019

Stratolaunch, world's largest aircraft, nails historic first flight

In a historic feat, Stratolaunch, the largest plane in the world, has taken to the skies for the first time.

#ThatWas2018: Remembering some bright souls who left us this year

31 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: Remembering some bright souls who left us this year

Some extraordinary people, who were known for their amazing stories (Stan Lee), their music (Avicii), their stupendous brains (Stephen Hawking), and their service to their nation (George HW Bush) died this year.

Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, dies aged 65

16 Oct 2018

Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, dies aged 65

Paul Allen, the man who started Microsoft alongside Bill Gates, has passed away at the age of 65.

The world's biggest aeroplane, Stratolaunch, will carry rockets into space

23 Aug 2018

The world's biggest aeroplane, Stratolaunch, will carry rockets into space

In what is possibly the most audacious flying machine ever designed, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, on August 20, unveiled Stratolaunch - the world's biggest aeroplane.

This $1 billion estate is Los Angeles' most expensive ever

30 Jul 2018

This $1 billion estate is Los Angeles' most expensive ever

If you thought Ambani's 27-storey skyscraper in Mumbai was expensive, think again.

Microsoft co-founder launches world's largest airplane

01 Jun 2017

Microsoft co-founder launches world's largest airplane

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has completed work on the world's largest airplane, the Stratolaunch. The beast emerged out of its California hangar for the first time on May 31.

Microsoft to shut down Skype's London office

20 Sep 2016

Microsoft to shut down Skype's London office

Technology giant Microsoft is reportedly planning to shut down Skype's London office and lay off nearly 400 people working there.