Technology giant Microsoft completes acquisition of GitHub

Monday, October 29, 2018 On Friday, US-based technology giant Microsoft confirmed acquisition of software code hosting and version controlling website GitHub. The announcement was made by Microsoft via their official blog, which also mentioned Nat Friedman was to become new Chief Executive Officer of GitHub. Microsoft had announced plans to acquire GitHub for a price of 7.5 billion US dollars (USD) on June 4. On October 19, the European Union’s regulators approved the acquisition. According to the June announcement, Microsoft was to pay the amount in stock. After Microsoft made…

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Back To Basics For Working Capital Management And Business Loans

Read More About: Vehicle Leasing Bowen Car Leasing Moranbah By Stephen Bush Small business owners will quickly realize when they review working capital management and business loan basics that the most effective commercial financing sources have changed during the past few years. Commercial borrowers might need to be alerted that there are both “new basics” and “old basics” for most business financing situations, primarily because the active role that banks have traditionally played in providing both working capital loans as well other forms of commercial loans has been quietly stopped…

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Magnitude 5.8 earthquake in Virginia felt up and down U.S. east coast, Pentagon evacuated

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 A 5.8 earthquake struck 4 miles southwest of Mineral, Virginia, 80 miles south of Washington D.C., at 1:51 p.m. EDT (17:51 UTC) and lasted for 15–30 seconds. The quake had a magnitude of 5.8 with an epicenter 27 miles (43 km) east of Charlottesville, Virginia. A 2.8 aftershock was reported at 2:46 pm EDT (18:46 UTC). According to Twitter reports, the quake was felt inland as far as Cleveland and Toronto and along the coast from Boston to Georgia. Police sergeant James Ryan, from South Brunswick, New Jersey stated that…

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Long shots dashed hopes of favorites in Derby race

Monday, May 9, 2005 Saturday’s running of the Kentucky Derby left favorites in dry churned up dust, as speedster Spanish Chestnut forced an early pace that only long-shot horses fully answered. The two top finishers, Giacomo and Closing Argument ran past race favorites Bellamy Road and hopeful Bandini, who came off the starting gate well and into the first turn. But they faded under a blistering early pace that at the half-mile pole was second fastest in race history. Only Afleet Alex, showing at third, applied salve to the wounded…

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‘Big Brother Australia’ evictee recounts youth in controversial religious group

Thursday, May 29, 2008 David Tchappat, a popular housemate recently evicted from the television reality program Big Brother Australia, has spoken out critically of his childhood experiences in the controversial religious group “Raven-Taylor-Hales Brethren“, referred to in Australian media as “Exclusive Brethren”. Tchappat was a participant in the edition Big Brother Australia 2008, and was voted off the show on May 25. Tchappat, 33, a former police officer and presently a firefighter, left the controversial group at age 19. He says he attempted to leave at age 17 but was…

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FIFA World Cup 2018 quarterfinals: France, Belgium beat Uruguay, Brazil

Monday, July 9, 2018 On Friday, France defeated Uruguay 2–0 in the FIFA football World Cup quarter-finals and Brazil lost 1–2 against Belgium. With this defeat only countries from the UEFA Confederation are now remaining in the tournament. Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=FIFA_World_Cup_2018_quarterfinals:_France,_Belgium_beat_Uruguay,_Brazil&oldid=4581380”

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Victoria Wyndham on Another World and another life

Thursday, December 13, 2007 Victoria Wyndham was one of the most seasoned and accomplished actresses in daytime soap opera television. She played Rachel Cory, the maven of Another World‘s fictional town, Bay City, from 1972 to 1999 when the show went off the air. Wyndham talks about how she was seen as the anchor of a show, and the political infighting to keep it on the air as NBC wanted to wrest control of the long-running soap from Procter & Gamble. Wyndham fought to keep it on the air, but…

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Colorado College Tigers win 41st annual Great Lakes Invitational tournament

Friday, December 30, 2005 The Colorado College Tigers beat the Spartans of Michigan State University in men’s ice hockey on Friday, for the title of champions of the 41st annual Great Lakes Invitational ice hockey tournament at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. The Tigers, the team chosen to be invited into the tournament and appearing for the first time since 1965 in the tournament, led with a 5-0 lead during the second period, after which Michigan State switched goalies. The Spartans put freshmen Jeff Lerg into net, replacing Dominic Vicari,…

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Foods For High Blood Pressure 5 Foods That Are Essential For A Healthy Eating Plan}

Read More About: Gas Production Testing Measurement System Foods for High Blood Pressure – 5 Foods that are Essential for a Healthy Eating Plan by Alvin Hopkinson Hypertension is considerably dangerous and must be managed appropriately to alleviate further damaging medical conditions. On most occasions, physicians describe medication to control and lower high blood pressure. Unfortunately, the medications sustain excruciating and annoying side effects. Research indicates that there are a variety of foods for high blood pressure that can both reduce the risk of developing hypertension and lowering an existing…

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Former WWE superstar Jeff Hardy arrested on major drug charges

Saturday, September 12, 2009 Former World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Jeff Hardy has been arrested on five major drug charges. The former WWE Champion’s home was searched by police and they seized 262 Vicodin prescription pills, 180 Soma prescription pills, 555 milliliters of anabolic steroids, a residual amount of powder cocaine and other items of drug paraphernalia. The estimated street value of the drugs is $2,500. Hardy’s charges are listed as “felony trafficking in opium, two counts of felony possession with intent to sell or deliver a Schedule III controlled substance,…

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