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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul Allen, an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has died.

Allen died Monday at the age of 65, his website Vulcan confirmed Monday. A cause of death wasn’t immediately available.

Allen, a survivor of Hodgkin’s disease, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2009. Earlier this month, Allen announced on his website that the disease had returned but that he was going to fight it aggressively and was optimistic.

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