HQ Trivia and Vine co-founder dead at 34

Enlarge / Honorees Rus Yusupov (L) and Colin Kroll accept the Breakthrough Award for Emerging Technology onstage at the Variety Breakthrough of the Year Awards during the 2014 International CES at The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on January 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images for Variety) The co-founder of the […]

Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz’ Asana is now worth $1.5 billion

Asana On Thursday, Asana — a collaboration and productivity software company started by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz — announced that it had raised a $ 50 million Series E funding round.  Asana is now valued at $ 1.5 billion.  “It’s really nice to cross over that concrete mark,” Asana CEO Dustin Moskovitz said, referring to […]

Leaders in Silicon Valley, entertainment, and professional sports are remembering Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, who died after a battle with cancer at 65

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Paul Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft and billionaire philanthropist, died Monday afternoon after battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The 65-year-old Seattle native is best-known for having launched Microsoft with Bill Gates, but he also operated the venture-capital firm Vulcan Ventures, and staked his claim on sports franchises as the owner of the Seattle Seahawks […]

Paul Allen—Microsoft co-founder, Seahawks owner, and space pioneer—dies at 64

(credit: Miles Harris) Paul Allen, who with Bill Gates founded Microsoft, has died at the age of 65. His death comes shortly after he resumed treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma; the cancer had returned after being in remission for nine years. Allen was a Seattle native and went to high school with Gates. The two kept […]

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies from cancer at 65

It’s a sad day for the technology world, as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died at the age of 65 due to complications from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The tech pioneer had been grappling with the cancer for years and received treatment for it in 2009, but announced that it had returned on October 1st. He leaves […]

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer at 65

Published time: 15 Oct, 2018 22:24 Edited time: 15 Oct, 2018 22:33 Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has passed away after a two-week battle with relapsed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Allen announced in early October that the cancer of the lymphatic system, for which he was treated in 2009, had returned. He wrote that […]

The US has a major truck driver shortage — but the co-founder of a trucking startup that’s attracted $80 million in funding says there are 3 other issues that are making the shortage seem worse than it is

Courtesy of Transfix The truck driver shortage has dominated America’s headlines in the logistics space this year. However, Transfix CEO Drew McElroy said the driver shortage isn’t the only thing that’s dragging the industry down. With billions of miles being driven empty every year and technology like GPS not being widely implemented, McElroy said the […]