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  • Morning Jolt: Microsoft names Satya Nadella its new CEO

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  • In the news
    Alaska’s rape rate is the highest in the country — three times the national average. Read an investigative report by John D. Sutter here: http://cnn.it/1e0sJb2
    Happening today
    Microsoft has named Satya Nadella as its new CEO and announced that founder Bill Gates will step down as chairman of the company’s board, according to CNN news reports. “During this time of transformation, there is no better person to lead Microsoft than Satya Nadella,” Gates said in a prepared statement. “His vision for how technology will be used and experienced around the world is exactly what Microsoft needs as the company enters its next chapter of expanded product innovation and growth.”
    Motivational quote
    “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” — Thomas A. Edison
    Watercooler talk
    Prison escapee got past guards, electric fences
    Prison officials in Michigan say convicted killer Michael Elliot got past guards and two electric fences when he broke out Sunday night. He was caught on Monday night in northern Indiana: http://bit.ly/1ijMFdJ
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