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F1 teams reject minimum pit stop time; impose penalty for loose wheels

Following a meeting today  to discuss ways to improve safety in the pit lane, the idea of a minimum pit stop time has been rejected by the Formula One teams. The idea was mooted after FOM cameraman Paul Allen was struck by a loose wheel from Mark Webber’s car during the German Grand Prix earlier… Full story

PFT: Seahawks sell out the regular season already

The Seahawks want to prove they have the loudest fans in the world this season. And it certainly doesn’t hurt their effort that CenturyLink Field is always full. Seahawks owner Paul Allen just tweeted that all Seahawks regular season home games were now sold out, other than a few handicapped-accessi Full story

Orbital Sciences Hired To Build Stratolaunch Rocket

WASHINGTON — Stratolaunch Inc., the Huntsville, Ala., company created by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen seeking to develop a low-cost satellite launching system, has given Orbital Sciences Corp. a contract to build the world's largest air-launched space rocket. Full story

Microsoft co-founder to open investment office in Silicon Valley

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft Corp, is opening an office in Silicon Valley to make new investments in emerging technology and internet companies. Full story

Orbital Sciences joins Stratolaunch project

After the exit of launch services provider Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Corp. as its rocket subcontractor, Stratolaunch Systems has turned to Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., to keep the world's largest air-launch-to-orbit system on track for a 2017 test flight. Full story

Asteroid Mining Is Just Latest Billionaire's Club Space Project

Four billionaires are backing a newly unveiled asteroid-mining venture, adding to an impressive list of ultra-rich people trying to reshape spaceflight and exploration in the 21st century. Full story

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  Microsoft co-founder target of ID theft

Police say Pittsburgh man accessed bank account of Paul Allen, one of the world's richest men. WPXI's Rick Earle reports.

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** FILE ** Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, left, chats with Portland Trail Blazers owner and Gates' former business partner, Paul Allen, during a game between the Blazers and Seattle SuperSonics in Seattle, in this March 11, 2003, file photo. Gates announced Thursday, June 16, 2006, that he will tra