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Jeff Bezos buys Warner Estate in Beverly Hills for record $165 mn; surpasses media executive Lachlan Murdoch’s $150-mn Chartwell estate deal
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Jeff Bezos buys Warner Estate in Beverly Hills for record $165 mn; surpasses media executive Lachlan Murdoch’s $150-mn Chartwell estate deal

Bezos, whose net worth was estimated by Forbes at $131 billion this year, owns properties around the world.

World's largest aircraft successfully completes maiden test flight in California
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World's largest aircraft successfully completes maiden test flight in California

The Stratolaunch 'Roc' aircraft is so big its wingspan is longer than a football field.

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen dies from cancer at 65
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Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen dies from cancer at 65

Personal computing would not have existed without Allen, said Bill Gates said in a statement.

World's largest aircraft Stratolaunch to start taking rockets to space by 2020
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World's largest aircraft Stratolaunch to start taking rockets to space by 2020

Stratolaunch's plane is a six-engine, twin-fuselage airplane — the largest ever built by wingspan

Paul Allen's rocket launching plane, the Stratolaunch rolls out of the hangar for first time
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Paul Allen's rocket launching plane, the Stratolaunch rolls out of the hangar for first time

The Stratolaunch is the world's largest aircraft, and is meant to provide affordable access to the low Earth orbit.

Microsoft raised its quarterly dividend by 8 percent; plans $40 billion buyback
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Microsoft raised its quarterly dividend by 8 percent; plans $40 billion buyback

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday raised its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and said it would buy back up to $40 billion as part of a new share repurchase programme.

World's biggest plane by Paul Allen's space company nears debut
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World's biggest plane by Paul Allen's space company nears debut

A space launch company bankrolled by Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen intends to compete with space entrepreneurs and industry stalwarts by launching satellites into orbit from the world’s biggest airplane.

The emergence of tech philanthropy: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is just one of them
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The emergence of tech philanthropy: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is just one of them

Congratulations Mark! You and your wife have become parents. You’re 31. You’re young, like more than 60 percent of India is.

Steve Jobs to be the subject of an upcoming Opera
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Steve Jobs to be the subject of an upcoming Opera

Since his death in 2011, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been the subject of documentaries, books, a film and even a graphic novel.

New footage suggests that Japanese WWII battleship Musashi exploded under sea
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New footage suggests that Japanese WWII battleship Musashi exploded under sea

Debris scattered over a large area at the bottom of the sea near the Philippines indicate that the massive Japanese World War II battleship Musashi had blown up in an undersea explosion 70 years ago after it sank.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he's found sunken Japan WWII battleship Musashi
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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he's found sunken Japan WWII battleship Musashi

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen says he's found a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank over 70 years ago.

Not IITs, Satya Nadella's rise proves you just need to dream big
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Not IITs, Satya Nadella's rise proves you just need to dream big

If Nadella can make it big on American soil, why can’t somebody from a lesser known college or small town? After all, it’s all about enterprise, hard work and American soil now.

Microsoft CEO: Will Gates, Ballmer allow Nadella a free hand?
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Microsoft CEO: Will Gates, Ballmer allow Nadella a free hand?

New Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella may find it tough to push change with co-founder Bill Gates and former CEO Steve Ballmer breathing down his neck.

US media welcome India-born Satya Nadella as Microsoft's new chief
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US media welcome India-born Satya Nadella as Microsoft's new chief

The American media has welcomed the appointment of India-born Satya Nadella as the CEO of Microsoft, noting that the technocrat has an enormous task ahead of him.

Microsoft hopes new, old leaders can rekindle magic
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Microsoft hopes new, old leaders can rekindle magic

Microsoft Corp is betting a mix of old and young blood will revive the aging technology pioneer, but new Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella may find it tough to push change with co-founder Bill Gates and former CEO Steve Ballmer breathing down his neck.

Microsoft's journey: Four decades, three CEOs
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Microsoft's journey: Four decades, three CEOs

Satya Nadella's elevation to CEO and co-founder Bill Gates' decision to relinquish his chairmanship at Microsoft Corp marks a changing of the guard at a 39-year-old company that fueled the PC revolution but is now struggling to establish its long-term identity.

Wanna get hitched? Youngest, wealthiest billionaire bachelor is 31
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Wanna get hitched? Youngest, wealthiest billionaire bachelor is 31

When social networking site Facebook's billionaire co-founder Sean Parker got married, he broke many hearts. The number of billionaire bachelors keeps decreasing each year, we've managed to put together a list of the wealthiest single billionaires, from data provided by Wealth X.

Gates, Ballmer seek re-election to Microsoft board
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Gates, Ballmer seek re-election to Microsoft board

Chairman Bill Gates and retiring Chief Executive Steve Ballmer are standing for re-election to Microsoft Corp's board of directors, despite recent ...

Microsoft billionaire donates to gorilla research
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Microsoft billionaire donates to gorilla research

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is giving $1 million to the Jane Goodall Institute to study and protect gorillas in Africa, and the...

Google+ to have 400 million users by the end of 2012
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Google+ to have 400 million users by the end of 2012

Google's social network is slotted to have 400 million users by the end of 2012. According to the Economic Times, ...