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Navy makes first awards in new 'innovation cell' for rapid IT acquisition

In March, the Navy launched its Innovation Cell to test whether it’s practical for the military to conduct a significant information technology acquisition — from the requirements phase all the way to selecting a final vendor— in less than a year. 20 more words

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Who Should Pick Board Members?

There is a frenzied rush for shareholders to get a new ‘right”, the right to put up their own nominees for board membership. Boards of directors, so goes a dominant opinion, are not to be fully trusted to pick the right kind of people as directors or to shift the membership swiftly as circumstances change. 984 more words

Securities Regulation

China's Baidu Is Increasing Its Indian E-commerce Exposure?

China Tech News — Chinese search engine company Baidu reportedly plans to acquire a controlling stake in Mydala.com, a leading e-commerce platform for discounted products in India.  48 more words


Equinix takes fourth place in Japanese data centre market with buy

Data Center News — Equinix has completed its acquisition of 97% of the equity interests of Japan’s Bit-isle, creating the fourth largest data centre operator in Japan.  55 more words


'The real reason why there's an "R" in "Mrs"'

‘So, maybe you have never asked yourself, “Why is there an r in Mrs.?” But most of us have experienced the struggle when you’re trying to figure out how to address someone (a teacher, or your friend’s parents). 69 more words

Year 12

'10 books changed world'

‘From Euclid’s Elements to Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams, and from Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex to Shakespeare First Folio … 10 authors choose books ‘not of an age, but for all time’’

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Year 12

'The Vocabularist: The peculiar names of punctuation marks'

‘Punctuation marks have been widely discussed in the news and social media recently – as they often are. Some are called straightforward things like “full stop” or “question mark” – where do the others get their peculiar names from, asks Trevor Timpson.’ 7 more words

Year 12