Paul Allen, Microsoft Co-Founder and Philanthropist, Dies
U.S. News & World Report, 16 October at 09:02
By PHUONG LE, Associated Press. SEATTLE (AP) — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist, technology investor and owner of several professional sports teams, has died.
Paul G. Allen, Billionaire Stratolaunch Founder Who Pushed for Private Space Travel, Dies at 65
Space.com, 16 October at 07:11
The technology titan, philanthropist and private-spaceflight entrepreneur Paul G. Allen died Monday (Oct. 15) at the age of 65. Allen — who co-founded Microsoft and Stratolaunch Systems, among many other ventures, and donated several billion dollars
Ford unveils new China SUV, eyes sales boost next year
Reuters, 16 October at 06:50
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. carmaker Ford Motor Co (F.N) unveiled a new China sport utility vehicle (SUV) on Tuesday, and said its plan to release a spate of new models will help turn around tumbling sales in the world's top auto market from the start of
Google's CEO Defends Potential Return to China
Wall Street Journal, 16 October at 06:37
Google's chief executive defended his company's plan to explore a search engine tailored for users in China despite concerns that would mean complying with the country's strict internet censors. In his most extensive public remarks on the topic, Sundar ...
Jeff Bezos chides rivals, says Amazon will continue to work with Pentagon
MarketWatch, 16 October at 06:15
While some tech companies are backing away from working with the Pentagon, Jeff Bezos says Amazon.com Inc. won't be one of them. “If big tech companies are going to turn their back on the Department of Defense, this country is going to be in trouble.
It's been 12 hours but some AT&T internet and cable is still out in North Texas
Fort Worth Star Telegram, 16 October at 05:39
UPDATE: At about 10:30 p.m. Monday, AT&T was restored to customers across North Texas. Read the story here. It's been 12 hours since a fire at the AT&T facility in Dallas caused internet outages across Texas and some customers are still without
Ford releases new Territory mid-size SUV in China to boost sales
CNBC, 16 October at 05:33
Ford released an all-new mid-sized sport utility vehicle in China on Monday, as the automaker contends with an aging product line and flagging sales in the world's biggest car market. The Ford Territory is aimed at mid-sized SUV customers in small but
Jeff Bezos plans to keep working with the US Defense Department
CNET, 16 October at 04:59
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has expanded beyond Amazon to space venture Blue Origin and The Washington Post. Getty Images. Some companies may be rethinking their US Defense Department contracts, but Amazon's not one of them, CEO Jeff Bezos said ...
Microsoft Co-Founder, Philanthropist Paul Allen Dies at 65
U.S. News & World Report, 16 October at 04:12
Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates and went on to become a billionaire philanthropist, has died. Oct. 15, 2018, at 11:03 p.m.. More. U.S. News & World Report. Microsoft Co-Founder, Philanthropist Paul Allen Dies
Jeff Bezos is just fine taking the Pentagon's $10B JEDI cloud contract
TechCrunch, 16 October at 03:59
Some tech companies might have a problem taking money from the Department of Defense, but Amazon isn't one of them, as CEO Jeff Bezos made clear today at the Wired25 conference. Just last week, Google pulled out of the running for the Pentagon's $10 ...
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