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Microsoft receives $29B IRS tax notices for decade-old transactions


billion, plus penalties and interest for the period between 2004 and 2013. “As The Notices of Proposed Adjustment were received on September 26, related to intercompany pricing or transfer pricing, Microsoft said in a regulatory filing. The IRS is seeking an additional tax payment of $28.9

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Barbara Liskov Biography

The Crazy Programmer

from Stanford University Notable Positions NEC Professor of Software Science and Engineering, Ford Professor of Engineering, MIT Institute Professor Key Contributions Liskov Substitution Principle, Venus Operating System Notable Awards Discover Magazine’s 50 Most Important Women in Science, IEEE John von Neumann Medal (2004), A.M.


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Research: Can a More Detailed LinkedIn Profile Boost Your Salary?

Harvard Business Review

To measure the effects of digital presence on compensation, they analyzed a sample of 1,741 executives who changed jobs between 2004 and 2011. In this article, the authors explain how the intentional management of our online personas can have a positive and measurable connection to pay.

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Microsoft faces new antitrust complaint over cloud software licensing in Europe


In 2004 the company paid a $611 million fine after the Commission found it guilty of illegally bundling media player software with Windows XP (launched in 2001), and then $357 million in 2006 and another $1.3 billion in 2008 for failing to comply with the 2004 ruling.

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Bliki: DiffDebugging

Martin Fowler

Revisions I originally posted this page on 2004-06-01. Such is the value of committing extremely frequently, even if they are so small that I feel its best to squash them for the long-term history. Some IDEs make this easier by keeping a local history automatically that is finer-grained than the commits to version control.

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Campfire is now for sale

David Heinemeier Hansson

We helped kickstart that craze with Basecamp back in 2004. And I especially love this release, because we’re trying to validate an entirely new-old way of selling software. Almost every major web system sold in the last 15-20 years has been Software as a Service. And my lord has it eaten the world. I still love SaaS.

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5 questions emerging managers should ask before selecting LPs


These investors can also be hesitant to bet on emerging managers, whom they may perceive as higher risk than established investors, even though Cambridge Associates data shows emerging firms made up 72% of the top returning firms between 2004 and 2016.

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