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2014-02-04 08:44:13

Bill Gates steps up to new role as Technology Advisor; John Thompson assumes role as Chairman of Board of Directors REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Nadella previously held the position of Executive Vice President of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group. (Logo:...

2011-06-23 00:01:00

CHICAGO, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Chicago man who is HIV-positive was detained for seven days last year in the Bureau County Jail and denied access the prescribed medications to manage his condition. The facts of this mater are laid out in a letter that the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois sent this week to Bureau County Sheriff John Thompson, asking the Sheriff to provide adequate training and services to ensure that the situation is not replicated in the...

2011-03-08 08:35:00

TSX: EMC www.emcmetals.com VANCOUVER, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - EMC Metals Corp. (the "Company" or "EMC") (TSX: EMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John Thompson as Vice President of Project Development for EMC in Australia. Mr. Thompson brings to EMC the necessary depth and experience to guide the continued development and construction of the Nyngan Scandium Project in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, as that project moves towards the final feasibility stage. Mr....

2009-09-08 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomatrica, Inc., the leader in room temperature sample storage and stabilization, today announced several key appointments that will expand the breadth of leadership and commercial experience of its management team. This will position the company for continued rapid growth in the development and commercialization of products for the life sciences, sustainability, biobanking and forensics markets. Martin Latterich, Ph.D., has joined the company in the...

2008-10-13 03:00:27

By O'Malley, Chris One might think a technology promising greener electric generation would please most environmentalists. Duke Energy Corp.'s 630-megawatt coal-gasification plant, scheduled to go online in Edwardsport in 2012, is expected to emit less sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and particulates than the smaller, 1940s-era plant it replaces - while generating 10 times as much electricity. However, more than a dozen Indiana and national advocacy groups are decrying the $2.3 billion...

2008-08-08 18:00:35

By JANESE HEAVIN Columbia Independent School has begun its search for a new top administrator with the goal of hiring someone by the start of next school year. A search committee, composed mainly of CIS trustees, will convene for a second time later this month to hash out details of the search process, board Chairman John Thompson said. The committee has received at least 10 applications since trustees in late June announced former CIS head Trent Amond would not return this school year....

2008-08-08 03:00:37

JONESBORO, Ga. - The Clayton County school district is ready to fight for its accreditation, the superintendent said Friday. The embattled district has adopted dozens of new policies, revamped how it tracks attendance and tamed its unruly school board, Superintendent John Thompson said during a special board meeting. This week, Mr. Thompson will turn more than 2,000 pages over to the district's accrediting agency, the Southern Association of Col-leges and Schools, detailing progress on...


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