Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies following renewed battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

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Paul Allen (left) pictured with Bill Gates at a teletype machine at Lakeside School in 1970. Photo by Bruce Burgess
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Paul Allen (left) pictured with Bill Gates at a teletype machine at Lakeside School in 1970. Photo by Bruce Burgess

Microsoft's Paul Allen dies following third battle with cancer

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died from complications caused by non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, aged 65. Allen's death was announced by his investment firm, Vulcan Inc, on Monday afternoon. It came just...

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