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2014-07-30 16:35:03

John W. Stanton, wireless industry pioneer and chairman of Trilogy Equity Partners, to join board. REDMOND, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that John W. Stanton, a pioneer and innovator in the U.S. and global wireless industry, has been appointed to the company's board of directors, increasing the board's size to 11 members. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20000822/MSFTLOGO "John brings extraordinary experience in the mobile...

2014-03-20 16:29:39

Luczo was a member of the Compensation Committee and the CEO search committee that selected new CEO Satya Nadella. REDMOND, Wash., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. announced Thursday that Stephen J. Luczo, chairman and CEO of Seagate Technology PLC, has stepped down from the company's board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20000822/MSFTLOGO "It has been a pleasure serving on the Microsoft board, and helping to guide the company through such a...

2008-06-18 09:01:01

Teach For America today announced the recipients of the Symantec Award for Innovation, which recognizes outstanding Teach For America teachers known as Corps members. The award, sponsored by Symantec Corp., was established in 2003 to recognize Teach For America members who demonstrate innovation (through a project, program, or approach to teaching), collaboration (with fellow teachers, their students' parents, and/or community members), and measurable gains in their students' academic...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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