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2010-10-07 08:46:08

With bits of DNA extracted from century-old museum specimens, researchers have found a place for the extinct passenger pigeon in the family tree of pigeons and doves, identifying for the first time this unique bird's closest living avian relatives. The new analysis, which appears this month in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, reveals that the passenger pigeon was most closely related to other North and South American pigeons, and not to the mourning dove, as was once suspected....

2009-09-26 10:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hands On Sacramento and Volunteer Sacramento united local businesses from the Sacramento region's Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) to participate in Hands On Sacramento Day. This year's project called on volunteers to renovate Soil Born Farms, a non-profit center. "We encourage Sacramentans to contribute to their communities by uniting and taking action," said Kathy Chow, Director of Hands On Sacramento. "Hands On Sacramento and...

2009-01-12 11:45:16

Technology makes doctors feel efficient and losing it makes them feel vulnerable, U.S. researchers said. The study, published in Academic Medicine, found doctors who trained in a technology-rich environment saw the transition to less modern facilities as making them less able to provide safe and efficient care. The change from medical student where somebody is always watching to a role where a mistake could actually harm a patient is already hard enough, study lead author Dr. Kevin Johnson...

2008-09-08 18:00:14

By Anonymous Sunnyvale-based network infrastructure service provider Juniper has named Kevin Johnson, an ex-Microsoft executive, its new CEO. Johnson replaces Scott Kriens, who will remain with the company as chairman. Johnson was part of Microsoft's failed efforts to take over Yahoo. Originally published by Staff writer. (c) 2008 Oakland Tribune. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-25 12:00:17

By Steve Lohr Kevin Johnson, the executive in charge of Microsoft's struggling online business, is leaving to become chief executive of Juniper Networks. Johnson, 47, is leaving as his boss, Steven Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive, is shaking up the senior management ranks in an effort to improve the fortunes of the company's Internet search and advertising business. Microsoft is a distant third behind Google, the leader, and Yahoo in this field. The departure, announced Wednesday,...

2008-07-25 09:00:47

Architect of unsuccessful Yahoo bid leaves Microsoft LOS ANGELES, July 24 (Xinhua) -- The architect of Microsoft's effort to buy Yahoo is leaving his job, in an unexpected move that raises questions about the software giant's continued pursuit of the Internet company, the San Jose Mercury News reported on Thursday. Kevin Johnson, a longtime lieutenant of Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, reportedly is taking a top job at Juniper Networks based in Sunnyvale, Silicon Valley, the...

2008-07-24 18:00:17

By Brandon Bailey and Pete Carey, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 24--The architect of Microsoft's star-crossed effort to buy Yahoo is leaving his job, in an unexpected move that raises questions about the giant software company's continued pursuit of the Sunnyvale Internet firm. Kevin Johnson, a longtime lieutenant of Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer, will become chief executive officer of Sunnyvale-based Juniper Networks. He was president of Microsoft's Platforms and Services Division,...

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2008-07-24 15:10:00

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer is taking direct control over two of the company's most important businesses -- including competition with Google -- in a significant reorganization announced late Wednesday afternoon. The news came shortly after reports surfaced that Kevin Johnson, a veteran Microsoft executive in charge of a sprawling division that includes both the mainstay Windows business and the company's shakier online efforts, was leaving to head network-equipment maker Juniper...

2008-07-23 15:00:00

Kevin Johnson, one of the key figures behind Microsoft's troubled bid for Yahoo, left Microsoft abruptly this afternoon, amid a reorganization that will make online a separate division. His platforms and services division will be split into two groups, one for Windows and one for online. Johnson will run Juniper Networks, a Sunnyvale networking company, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Juniper spokesowman Sarah Sorensen said the company could not comment. Microsoft chief...

2008-07-24 15:00:17

By Brandon Bailey and Pete Carey, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 24--The architect of Microsoft's star-crossed effort to buy Yahoo is leaving his job, in an unexpected move that raises questions about the software giant's continued pursuit of the Sunnyvale Internet company. Kevin Johnson, a longtime lieutenant of Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, reportedly is taking a top job at Sunnyvale-based Juniper Networks. He was president of Microsoft's platforms and services...


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