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Paul Allen buys Malibu mansion

July 05, 2010 - Malibu
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen has bought a contemporary oceanfront home in Malibu, Calif., through a corporation, for more than $25 million.

$35,000 to tour Bill Gates' house

November 13, 2009 - Washington
Each fall as part of Microsoft's charitable giving campaign, people at the company donate products, services and experiences for their fellow employees to bid on. The item that typically fetches the highest bid is a tour of Gates' Lake Washington home for the winner and a small group of friends, guided by Gates himself. After the tour of the 48,000-square-foot complex, which is located outside Seattle, the winner gets to nosh on some appetizers, TechFlash reports.