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Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies at 65

Microsoft’s co-founder Paul Allen died today at the age of 65. He was undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma after previously defeating cancer back in 2009.

Earlier this month, however, Allen revealed that the disease went into remission, but no details were shared as to how critical his condition was at that point.

Paul Allen founded Microsoft together with Bill Gates in 1975, deciding to leave the company no less than eight years later, in the meantime serving as a board member. He was one of Bill Gates’ closest friends during childhood, and later became one of the world’s leading philanthropists of the last decades.

Gates: I’m heartbroken

Tech leaders expressed their condolences following the news of Paul Allen passing away, and Bill Gates said he was heartbroken. Here’s Bill Gates’ statement in full:

“From our early days together at Lakeside School, through our partnership in the creation of Microsoft, to some of our joint philant.

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