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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen Passes Away

  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has passed away at the age of 65 in the same city as his birth, Seattle, US. He died of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the disease for which he got treatment in 2009. He stated that the disease had returned just two weeks ago. He also added that the doctors were positive about his condition. Bill Gates, another co-founder of Microsoft has paid condolences stating that “I am heartbroken by the passing of one of my oldest and dearest friends... Personal computing would not have existed without him.” Allen left Microsoft after his first diagnosis with the disease in 1983. He later went on to set up Vulcan, a communications investment firm, in 1986.