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2012-03-26 18:29:39

In the wake of the Enron and other corporate scandals, new research from Binghamton University suggests that strengthening parts of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act would improve corporate performance and shareholder value. It's particularly relevant as Republican presidential candidates have called for repealing some or all of SOX's provisions and even President Obama has mentioned easing its restrictions. Meanwhile, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, established to oversee...

2011-09-26 18:00:00

Honorees to be recognized at 2011 PAN IIT Global Alumni Conference in New York City New York, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 The Dean of Harvard University Business School, the former Chief Executive of one of the worldâs largest mobile phone companies, and the founder of a U.S. nonprofit organization devoted to ending blindness in India are among the seven recipients of the PAN IIT USA American Leadership Awards, which recognize outstanding achievements and accomplishments of...


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Steve Jobs
2013-09-08 08:21:15

Steven Paul Jobs, better known as Steve Jobs, Born, February 24, 1955 and died October 5, 2011, was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and consumer electronics fields, transforming "one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies." Jobs also...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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