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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen likes idea of company breakup

Allen's chief investment officer floats the idea of Microsoft spinning off consumer businesses, like search advertising and Xbox.

By November 5, 2013

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Paul Allen's VC firm to open new office in Silicon Valley

The new office will focus its investments on middle- and late-stage startups and pre-IPO deals, according to a report.

By April 2, 2013

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Microphones on buses may not be a good idea, say schools

Having first installed microphones as well as cameras on its buses, Boston school officials decide that maybe they're a touch Orwellian.

By September 5, 2014

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'ArtLifting' site uplifts the homeless by selling their art

An online marketplace that celebrates and sells creations by homeless and disabled artists has turned to Kickstarter for help expanding its do-good reach.

By August 28, 2014

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High-tech pipe organ to blow minds at famed SF theater

The city's Castro Theatre, known as much for its colorful organ concerts as its quirky film offerings, will house a massive $700,000 pipe-digital hybrid featuring a sample library used in the film industry.

By August 29, 2014

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Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

By August 27, 2014

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The spooky sounds of space

Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.

By August 18, 2014

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Inside the 49ers' new tech-rich stadium

Levi's Stadium is the third NFL stadium to open in the last five years -- but the only one billed as a tech haven.

By August 16, 2014

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You can now use Paul Allen's personal movie-sorting app

But only on the iPad. The technology, launching as the Fayve app, isn't yet available for Android or Microsoft's OS.

By November 8, 2012

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Quest to contact aliens interrupted by wildfires

In northern California, the SETI Institute has to shut down its systems because of wildfires near its telescope array.

By August 6, 2014