Paul Allen

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  Bill Gates at a conference in New York in 2019. The divorce of Melinda French Gates and Bill Gates puts a spotlight on a highly secretive fortune, which combines the value of Ford, Twitter and Marriott International, and is triple the endowment of Harvard. Photograph: Jeenah Moon/The New York Times

Microsoft’s directors started an investigation into Bill Gates’s alleged involvement with a female employee that was deemed inappropriate and decided (...)

Apis Protect co-founder Fiona Edwards Murphy: included in the manufacturing and industry list.

Normal People star Paul Mescal, Olympic rowing champion Paul O’Donovan and Apis Protect co-founder Fiona Edwards Murphy are among at least a dozen Iri(...)

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. Photograph: Matthew Knight/AFP

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates started the last decade worth more than $50 billion (€44.7 billion) and with a pledge to donate large parts of his for(...)

Recently filed accounts show Monsoon Accessorize Ireland Limited recorded a €136,570 loss for the year ended August 25th, 2018.

Womenswear retailer Monsoon Accessorize saw profit at its Irish arm fall into the red after it booked an exceptional charge having reassessed lease ag(...)

Genesis Crafty currently employs more than 350 staff at its bakery in Magherafelt.

New orders for Christmas products and fresh demand for year round favourites like pancakes and scones has delivered a jobs and investment boost worth (...)

 Accessorize Monsoon Children,  Oxford Street, London. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA

High street shops Monsoon and Accessorize will receive rent cuts after landlords voted for a plan to reduce its costs. Creditors backed plans to redu(...)

You wouldn’t mistake Erik Nelson for a layabout. A hugely chatty, endlessly friendly man in the senior stages of middle age, he has been a producer and director of documentaries since the 1980s.

“How do things ever start?” Erik Nelson muses. “I had a crazy idea: what colour footage of World War II airplanes exists in the archives. I have been (...)

Dublin-based “super-pirates” Radio Nova and Sunshine Radio were dominant presences in the local radio market in the 1980s. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

On this day 30 years ago, Ireland’s pirate radio stations bestowed an abrupt if reluctant silence on a grieving listenership nationwide. It was eithe(...)

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen (left), who died this week aged 65, is pictured with Bill Gates cheering his basketball team the Portland Trail Blazers in 2000. Photograph: File photograph: Reuters

Image of the week: Microsoft two A trip into the picture archives this week to the year 2000: Bill Gates, having recently stepped down as chief (...)

Paul Allen   speaks  in New York, US, in April 2011. File photograph: Ramin Talaie/Bloomberg

Had I ever met Paul Allen? Following the announcement of Allen’s death at 65 this week from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, an editor wanted to know if I’d ev(...)

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