Tag: Paul Allen

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Gives $100 Million For Bioscience Research

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donates $100 million to advance the field of bioscience. The billionaire philanthropist aims to provide scientists with resources to reach their full potential.

Life March 24, 2016

Microsoft Cofounder Paul Allen’s Yacht Blamed For Destroying 14,000 Square Feet Of Coral Reef

Marine conservationist Paul Allen's yacht, Tatoosh, slammed into and destroyed a coral reef in Cayman Islands. The incident caused destruction of about 80 percent of the reef in the protected area.

Earth/Environment January 29, 2016

Paul Allen Foundation Gives $7 Million For Alzheimer's Research

Numerous treatments for Alzheimer's disease have been developed yet the disease continues to debilitate many people all around the world. The Paul Allen Foundation awarded five research teams with $7 million worth of funds to further investigate about the disease, with focus on its biological cause.

Life July 15, 2015

Microsoft Turns 40: 'What Matters Most Now Is What We Do Next,' Says Bill Gates

The software giant hits the Big 40, and founder Bill Gates says the goal ahead is to make technology accessible on a global front. It's a bold idea, he says, but then again, so was the creation of Microsoft.

Business April 4, 2015

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Discovers Long-Lost Japanese Battleship From WWII

Wreck of one of the largest warships ever built discovered near the Philippines after an 8-year search. Sunk in 1944, the battleship Musashi lies in 3,200 feet of water.

March 4, 2015

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donates $9 million to help fight Ebola in Africa

Billionaire Paul Allen's foundation donated $9 million for U.S. efforts in fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation has earlier donated another $2.8 million for the outbreak through the American Red Cross and provided funding for a research on Ebola vaccine.

Life September 15, 2014

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