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Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy - Las Vegas Sun

SEATTLE — Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen couldn't have asked for a better way to spend, invest and donate the billions he reaped from co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates.

Allen's passions: Rock and roll, sports and philanthropy - Butler Eagle

SEATTLE — Personal computers, conservation, football, rock and roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen couldn't have asked for a better way to spend, invest and donate the billions he reaped from co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates.

Keeping old computers may cost more than new ones - BusinessWorld Online

In a survey by research firm Techaisle of 2,156 small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) from Asia Pacific, it said a four-year old personal computer (PC) would likely cost about P148,000 ($2,736) to maintain, which is equivalent to the price of buying ...

Paul Allen: 10 unknown facts about the man behind personal computing and Microsoft - Times Now

Microsoft Co-founder, Paul Allen an American business entrepreneur died of cancer on October 15, 2018. Allen will be remembered as a visionary leader and a tech legend that gave us the power of personal computing. He was the man behind world's largest ...

'Personal computing would not have existed without him' - The Hindu

Paul G. Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft who helped usher in the personal computing revolution and then channelled his enormous fortune into transforming Seattle into a cultural destination, died Monday in Seattle. He was 65. The cause was ...

Remembering Paul Allen: In the beginning, there was Traf-O-Data and Hendrix - The Seattle Times

“Even in high school, before any of us knew what a personal computer was, he was predicting that computer chips would get super-powerful and would eventually give rise to a whole new industry,” Gates wrote. “That insight of his was the cornerstone of ...

PC as a Service Market 2018 by Top Key Players: HP, Dell, Lenovo, Microsoft, HCL, Amazon Web Services, Starhub ... - Digital Journal

PC as a Service is a Personal Computer hardware and optionally software leasing, licensing and delivery model in which personal computer and optionally software (particularly installed on the PC) are leased and licensed on a subscription basis.

Bill Gates leads tributes after death of Microsoft legend Paul Allen - Metro Newspaper UK

'Personal computing would not have existed without him,' Mr Gates said in a statement. 'But Paul wasn't content with starting one company. 'He channelled his intellect and compassion into a second act focused on improving people's lives and ...

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, dies at 65 - Computerworld

"Personal computing would not have existed without him." "Paul was a truly wonderful, bright and inspiring person. His insights were critical to the creation and success of Microsoft - and therefore to the success of personal computing worldwide ...

“Personal Computing Would Not Have Existed Without Him,” Remembering Paul G. Allen - Beliefnet

When Microsoft promised to deliver the operating system for IBM's entry into the personal computer business, Allen was instrumental in putting together a deal that would allow Microsoft to buy an early operating system from a Seattle programmer to use ...

Microsoft co-founder and 'idea man' will be missed - Norwalk Reflector

Writing in a trade magazine at the time, he predicted that the personal computer would become “the kind of thing that people carry with them, a companion that takes notes, does accounting, gives reminders, handles a thousand personal tasks.” Allen left ...

Paul Allen, Microsoft's cofounder, is dead at 65 - Business Mirror

Paul G. Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft who helped usher in the personal computing revolution and then channeled his enormous fortune into transforming Seattle into a cultural destination, died on Monday in Seattle. He was 65. The cause was ...

In an emotional statement, Bill Gates says he's 'heartbroken' by the ... - Yahoo Finance

Bill Gates says he is "heartbroken" by the death of his Microsoft cofounder, Paul Allen. Gates said Allen helped change the world with the creation of the ...

Bill Gates Mourns His Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen: 'Personal Computing Would Not Have Existed Without Him' - Yahoo News

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's death yesterday was met with mourning from people who remembered him for his various business ventures, philanthropic work, and sports enthusiasm. Bill Gates, who co-founded Microsoft msft with Allen, was among them.

Paul G. Allen, 65, Remembered as Pioneer Philanthropist in Science and Technology - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

In 1975 Allen, then a Honeywell employee, joined with his friend Bill Gates, a Harvard sophomore, to form Microsoft soon after the introduction of the Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS) Altair, a pioneer “personal computer” consisting ...

Seahawks Owner, Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies At 65 - Colorado Public Radio

They founded the company in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and their first product was a computer language for the Altair hobby-kit personal computer, giving hobbyists a basic way to program and operate the machine. After Gates and Allen found some success ...

How Paul Allen changed just about everything at work and home - CBS News

Paul G. Allen changed how people work -- and then used his fortune from his role in co-founding Microsoft with his childhood friend BIll Gates to take on everything from climate change to brain research. Microsoft's Windows operating system is found on ...

'Personal computing would not have existed without him': Tributes pour in for Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen - www.channelnomics.eu

Tech leaders around the world have paid tribute to the industry pioneer and co-founder of Microsoft Paul Allen, with his childhood friend Bill Gates hailing him as being responsible for the existence of personal computing. "I am heartbroken by the ...

Microsoft's Paul Allen, godfather of the personal computer, dies of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma cancer - International Business Times UK

"Personal computing would not have existed without him," Gates said in a statement, adding that Allen's "second act" as a philanthropist was "focused on improving people's lives and strengthening communities in Seattle and around the world." Allen and ...

Why Paul Allen Was Instrumental in Building Microsoft - Investopedia

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) co-founder Paul Allen, one of the main figures responsible for bringing personal computers to the masses, has passed away. The billionaire philanthropist and investor's company Vulcan Inc. announced that Allen died in Seattle at ...

A personal computer is a general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use. PCs are intended to be operated directly by an end-user with only a general knowledge of computers, rather than by a computer expert or technician. "Computers were invented to 'compute': to solve complex mathematical problems," but today, due to media dependency and the everyday use of computers, it is seen that "'computing' is the least important thing computers do." The computer time-sharing models that were typically used with larger, more expensive minicomputer and mainframe systems, to enable them be used by many people at the same time, are not used with PCs. A range of software applications are available for personal computers including, but are not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, web browsers and email, digital media playback, video games and many personal productivity and special-purpose software applications. In the 2010s, PCs are typically connected to the Internet, allowing access to the World Wide Web and other resources. Personal computers may be connected to a local area network , either by a cable or a wireless connection. In the 2010s, a PC may be:

Children being taught how to use a notebook personal computer; a desktop personal computer's CRT monitor, keyboard, and mouse are visible in the background
An artist's depiction of a 2000s-era personal computer of the desktop style, which includes a metal case with the computing components, a display monitor and a keyboard (mouse not shown)

A personal computer (PC) is a general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use. PCs are intended to be operated directly by an end-user with only a general knowledge of computers, rather than by a computer expert or technician. "Computers were invented to 'compute': to solve complex mathematical problems," but today, due to media dependency and the everyday use of computers, it is seen that "'computing' is the least important thing computers do." The computer time-sharing models that were typically used with larger, more expensive minicomputer and mainframe systems, to enable them be used by many people at the same time, are not used with PCs. A range of software applications ("programs") are available for personal computers including, but are not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, web browsers and email, digital media playback, video games and many personal productivity and special-purpose software applications. In the 2010s, PCs are typically connected to the Internet, allowing access to the World Wide Web and other resources. Personal computers may be connected to a local area network (LAN), either by a cable or a wireless connection. In the 2010s, a PC may be:

  • a multi-component desktop computer, designed for use in a fixed location
  • a laptop computer, designed for easy portability or
  • a tablet computer, designed to be hand-held.

In the 2010s, PCs run using an operating system (OS), such as Microsoft Windows, Linux (and the various operating systems based on it), or Macintosh (macOS).

Early computer owners in the 1960s, invariably institutional or corporate, had to write their own programs to do any useful calculations with the machines, which even did not include an operating system. The very earliest microcomputers, equipped with a front panel, required hand-loading of a "bootstrap" program to load programs from external storage (paper tape ("punched tape"), tape cassettes, or eventually diskettes). Before long, automatic booting from permanent read-only memory (ROM) became universal. In the 2010s, users have access to a wide range of commercial software, free software ("freeware") and free and open-source software, which are provided in ready-to-run or ready-to-compile form. Software for personal computers, such as applications ("apps") and video games, are typically developed and distributed independently from the hardware or OS manufacturers, whereas software for many mobile phones and other portable systems is approved and distributed through a centralized online store.

Since the early 1990s, Microsoft operating systems and Intel hardware have dominated much of the personal computer market, first with MS-DOS and then with Windows. Alternatives to Microsoft's Windows operating systems occupy a minority share of the industry. These include Apple's OS X and free open-source Unix-like operating systems such as Linux and BSD. AMD provides the main alternative to Intel's processors. ARM architecture processors "sold 15 billion microchips in 2015, which was more than US rival Intel had sold in its history" and ARM-based smartphones and tablets, those are also effectively personal computers – though not usually described as such – now outnumber traditional PCs (that are by now predominantly Intel-based while a small minority is AMD-based).

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Evolution of the Personal Computer

The history of the modern personal computer. Music: Michael Stearns - Voices (Chronos)

The Personal Computer Revolution: Crash Course Computer Science #25

Today we're going to talk about the birth of personal computing. Up until the early 1970s components were just too expensive, or underpowered, for making a ...

What's inside the WORLD'S FIRST Personal Computer?

We CUT OPEN the World's First P.C!?!? "Click this link to get 20% off the Kano Computer Kit 2017 online or in stores, from 10/27-11/10: ...

History of Personal Computers Part 1

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