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First Impressions of the New Fox Superintendent

Jim Wipke, executive director of secondary education at Rockwood School District, has been named the new superintendent of the Fox C-6 School District, to begin in July of next year (too bad he can’t start in January). 664 more words


PetSmart will sell for $8B

With a private equity (PE) buyout of a company there are little, if any, synergies to gain (unless it’s a bolt-on acquisition). Yet the PE firm still has to generate enough of a return from the buyout not only to generate an IRR of 20%+ but also to cover acquisition, disposition, and business disruption costs. 697 more words


Don't under sell yourself?

Article by George J. Kingsnorth

Wavelengths – light and sound – always captured my imagination in school. I knew during our physics classes that these two elements were going to be important to my future. 2,653 more words


Compuware Completes Covisint Spinoff

DETROIT — The Detroit software and IT services provider Covisint Corp. (Nasdaq: CPWR) Fridya announced the completion of the distribution of its 31,364,920 remaining shares in the secure collaboration technology provider Covisint Corp. 189 more words


Hello, Lenovo: Motorola takeover completed at last

Google has one less thing to worry about, as Motorola Mobility is officially Lenovo property.

The most surprising tech purchase of the year has been finalized after eight excruciatingly long months of waiting. 21 more words

Should you take a pension buyout?

A reader (age 62) recently asked if he should take a lump-sum pension buyout from his retirement plan. He has two choices:

  1. Take a one-time, lump-sum payment of  12,784,200 naira ($78,000)
  2. 483 more words