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Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen on the field before Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies of Cancer Complications at 65

By Bill Rigby (Reuters)  Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the...
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London

Ecuador Partly Restores Internet Access for WikiLeaks Founder Assange

(Reuters) Ecuador has restored partial internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who took refuge in the country's London Embassy more than six years...
Alibaba Group co-founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma gestures during a seminar at the International Monetary Fund - World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua

Alibaba’s Jack Ma to Open Institute for Tech Entrepreneurs in Indonesia

By Gayatri Suroyo NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters)  Jack Ma, executive chairman of China's Alibaba Group Holding, said on Saturday he plans to open an institute to...
An Aurora self-driving Lincoln MKZ car is seen outside the company’s office in the Lawrenceville neighborhood in Pittsburgh

A Tech Boom in Pittsburgh Brings Hope and Angst

By Heather Somerville PITTSBURGH (Reuters)  The city of Pittsburgh, the one-time steel capital that's long been a symbol of Rust-Belt decline, is emerging as a vibrant...
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher and graduate student Haitham Al-Hassanieh holds one of the Medtronic heart defibrillators he successfully hacked, at MIT in Cambridge

Medtronic Disables Pacemaker Programmer Updates over Hack Concern

By Jim Finkle NEW YORK (Reuters)  Medical device maker Medtronic Plc has disabled internet updates for some 34,000 CareLink programming devices that healthcare providers around the...
British singer Winehouse performs at the Brit Awards at Earls Court in London

Singer Amy Winehouse to Return to The Stage as A Hologram

By Lisa Richwine (Reuters)  Fans of late British singer Amy Winehouse, whose untimely death in 2011 at age 27 shook the music world, will be able...
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