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Winger, Andrew Smith: 4 stars

So I read the book Winger by Andrew Smith.  I enjoyed reading this book slightly less than I enjoy eating chocolate.  Actually, let me qualify that statement.  689 more words

Book Review

Winger by Andrew Smith book review

Blurb:

Ryan Dean West is a fourteen-year-old junior at a boarding school for rich kids. He’s living in Opportunity Hall, the dorm for troublemakers, and rooming with the biggest bully on the rugby team.

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Although disappointed by results below guidance, Citrix achieves revenue growth in 3Q14 and plans to reignite product license sales

By Andrew Smith, Analyst

Citrix experienced 6.5% year-to-year revenue growth in 3Q14, achieving a net revenue of $759 million. While the financial results reflect the solid foundation for growth Citrix has established within the cloud virtualization space, the vendor failed to meet its own revenue guidance of $765 to $775 million. 578 more words

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IBM will drive long-term growth through cloud, analytics and systems of engagement, no matter the cost

By Andrew Smith, Analyst

IBM’s revenue fell 4% year-to-year in 3Q14 to $22.4 billion. Disappointing Software revenue was a key aspect of IBM’s poor performance, and the drop was particularly impactful on IBM’s top line because of the high margins associated with IBM’s Software business. 836 more words

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What I'm reading now

I read more than one book at a time. I know a lot of people don’t, but I need something for whatever mood I’m in. And I always have an audiobook in the car and one on my laptop. 457 more words

YA Literature

Judge a Book by the Cover (17)

They say not to judge a book by its cover, but like many, a stunning cover can make me read a book. There is so many gorgeous YA book covers out there and this feature is to show some that caught my eyes. 14 more words

Features

PC and Data Center chip demand help Intel deliver highest quarterly revenue in company history

By Andrew Smith, Analyst

Another quarter of strong performance by Intel’s PC Client Group helped catalyze 8% year-to-year growth in overall revenue, to $14.6 billion. The PC Client Group continues to report better-than-expected numbers due to a resurgent market, accounting for 63% of Intel’s total revenue in 3Q14, an impressive 9% growth year-to-year. 1,030 more words

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