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Amazon Takes Former VP To Court For Joining Google
2012-10-29 13:48:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Daniel Powers worked as Amazon´s VP of web services sales from December 2010 until July 2012, growing Amazon´s cloud based services by 6 times as he sold the service across the world. In June 2012, the relationship between Amazon and Powers turned a little sour. Amazon has said they originally planned to simply fire Powers, but later decided to give him a chance to resign with a $325,000 severance package instead....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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