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Microsoft Announces Windows Leadership Changes
2012-11-13 10:13:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the wake of a new operating system, a launch of a new smartphone OS and new hardware, and their very first tablet, Microsoft has been able to make even more waves by firing Steve Sinofsky. In a move which many have already compared to Apple´s firing of Scott Forstall, Steve Ballmer sent a memo yesterday to employees explaining the former Windows president would be replaced by Julie Larson-Green, a demo expert and user...


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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