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New breakthrough: Engineered immune cells may block HIV

A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.

By Mar. 5, 2014


Paul Allen diagnosed with cancer

The Microsoft co-founder has non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, according to a memo sent by his sister.

By Nov. 16, 2009


Donate to tattoo your Twitter handle on this guy

TechCrunch writer Drew Olanoff is auctioning off space on his body. He'll get a tattoo of your Twitter handle to help childhood cancer research.

By Nov. 10, 2012


Samsung denies unsafe factory conditions gave workers cancer

Samsung is denying that dangerous working conditions in one of its chip-production plants were responsible for two workers dying of leukaemia, citing a study the company itself commissioned.

By Jul. 25, 2011


Paul Allen: Ballmer doesn't dispute facts in memoir

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says that in a conversation two weeks ago, current CEO Steve Ballmer confirmed Allen's account of controversial events.

By Apr. 22, 2011


Brangelina kiss lands Paul Allen on TMZ

The Microsoft co-founder appears to have gotten chummy with the Hollywood power couple, even chilling with them in the same box at the Super Bowl last weekend.

By Feb. 9, 2010


Maine to consider cancer warnings on cell phones

A state legislator is bringing a bill to the 2010 session that would require cell phone vendors to affix cancer warnings on devices.

By Dec. 21, 2009


Tech leaders hail Apple's Jobs as an industry 'hero'

Jobs' resignation as CEO of Apple is the end of an era of inspired gadget design and cool computing, execs say.

By Aug. 24, 2011


Drew Carey bids big for personal Twitter name

Drew Olanoff, who has cancer, has decided to auction his @drew Twitter name. He already has a $25,000 bid from funny person Drew Carey. But will Drew Barrymore join the fray?

By Oct. 4, 2009


Paul Allen's book an unabashed bid for computing industry credit

review More than just ripping Bill Gates for allegedly trying to cut his Microsoft stake, Microsoft's other founder seeks recognition for his contributions.

By Apr. 18, 2011