To the Chagrin of Rich Geeks Everywhere, Russians Killing Space…

Richard Garriot and other well-to-do nerds will no longer be able to play spaceman, now that Russia's canceling its astrotourism program to make way for three real astronauts at the International Space Station. » 1/22/09 12:45am 1/22/09 12:45am

Charles Simonyi to Become World's First Repeat Space Tourist

Not content with his first astronautic experience, Ex-Microsofter billionaire Charles Simonyi is now training for a second trip to the International Space Station in Spring 2009. Simonyi will be the first repeat Space Adventures customer since the company began sending private citizens into the final frontier in 2001.… » 10/01/08 2:00am 10/01/08 2:00am

Bill Gates' Made Men: The Wild 'n' Crazy Ventures of the Microsoft…

Creating an organization bent on world domination takes more than just a maniacal leader with a high, cackling voice. It takes underlings. Henchmen, if you will. But these are no Bond villains. Bill Gates rewarded his geniuses with stock, just as they rewarded him with their hard work and ingenuity—and they wound up… » 6/26/08 11:00am 6/26/08 11:00am