Posts Tagged ‘ manager ’

Bell council OKs property tax cuts after state audit shows it overcharged to cover pensions

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

BELL, Calif. –  The City Council, embroiled in a pay and pension scandal, unanimously voted Tuesday to lower property taxes after a state audit showed it overcharged residents to cover pension costs for exorbitantly paid staffers. In a meeting that lasted nearly nine hours, the council also gave control over the next municipal election to
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Microsoft ‘Vail,’ ‘Aurora’ Server Builds Are Now in Preview

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Microsoft has released preview builds of its Windows Home Server, codenamed Vail, and its Windows Small Business Server, codenamed Aurora. The new Vail build adds native support for Mac OS, and can be downloaded here. Other features include improved multi-PC backup and restore, simplified setup, media streaming outside a home or office, and a
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Patricia Arquette files for divorce in Los Angeles (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Court records show Patricia Arquette has filed for divorce from fellow actor Thomas Jane in Los Angeles. The “Medium” actress cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the breakup in a divorce petition filed Friday. It’s the second time Arquette has sought to end her marriage with Jane, who now stars in
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Apple manager arrested for taking kickbacks

Aug 16th, 2010 | By technologynews

Apple has become one of the most influential and profitable technology firms in the world on the back of devices like the iPod and the iPhone among others. The company has been in the news of late for all manner of issues stemming from the design of the new iPhone 4 and the antenna troubles
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More Than 150 Additional Travel Companies in France Turn to Travelzoo to Stimulate Demand

Aug 16th, 2010 | By travelnews

French hoteliers are leveraging Travelzoo’s global audience of 21 million travel enthusiasts to attract international guests, from as far away as the United States and Japan. Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO), a global Internet media company, announced  that it has attracted more than 150 new travel advertisers in the past 12 months, taking the total number of French
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Apple Manager Charged With Taking Kickbacks

Aug 15th, 2010 | By technologynews

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A manager at Apple Inc has been charged in California with taking kickbacks he received after leaking corporate secrets to Asian companies that supplied iPhone and iPod accessories, court documents showed. Paul Shin Devine, a global supply manager at technology company Apple since 2005, was accused by federal authorities of accepting
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Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, Windows Phone 7 Talk Dominated Week

Aug 15th, 2010 | By technologynews

Microsoft had its biggest-ever patch on Tuesday, Aug. 10 and issued 14 new security bulletins. Eight of those were rated “critical,” of which four addressed high-priority vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office, Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft Silverlight, Microsoft’s MPEG Layer-3 audio codecs, and the Cinepak Codec used by Windows Media Player. And they say August is
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A-Rod has fourth 3-homer game, Yanks win (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)—It took Alex Rodriguez(notes) 47 pressure-laden at-bats to go from career home run No. 599 to No. 600. Going from 601 to 604 took five pitches. “Sometimes milestones are a pain,” New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday night after watching A-Rod hit three homers in an 8-3 victory over the
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A-Rod crushes 3 homers, drives in five to fuel Yanks

Aug 14th, 2010 | By sportsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It took Alex Rodriguez 47 pressure-laden at-bats to go from career home run No. 599 to No. 600. Going from 601 to 604 took five pitches. “Sometimes milestones are a pain,” New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday night after watching A-Rod hit three homers in an 8-3 victory over
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A-Rod crushes 3 homers, drives in five to fuel Yanks

Aug 14th, 2010 | By sportsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It took Alex Rodriguez 47 pressure-laden at-bats to go from career home run No. 599 to No. 600. Going from 601 to 604 took five pitches. “Sometimes milestones are a pain,” New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday night after watching A-Rod hit three homers in an 8-3 victory over
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