He realized, right when the wireless industry was exploding, that a dedicated distribution company could provide that more cheaply and efficientlyfor him, profitablythan the carrier could do themselves, said analyst Roger Entner of Recon Analytics. Claure, 43, was born in Bolivia and earned a bachelors degree in economics at Bentley University, a small liberal arts school in Waltham, Massachusetts. Like Softbank founder Masayoshi Son, he came from outside the telecommunications establishment and built a multibillion-dollar business on new ways of doing things. In 2001, Softbank demanded access to incumbent Japanese carrier NTTs network and undercut the companys rates for DSL (digital subscriber line), quickly boosting broadband adoption in Japan. Softbank also came into mobile as an underdog, going up against established players such as NTT DoCoMo.
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County Board of Education, Area 2: Incumbent Christine Deane and Ray Andersen. County Board of Education, Area 4: Incumbent Richard Asadoorian and Mike Maxwell. County Board of Education, Area 5: Incumbent Cynthia Ruehling and Jeff Belle. Community College, Ward 1: image source Incumbent John Marquez and Cheryl Sudduth. Community College, Ward 3: Tim Farley and incumbent Matthew Rinn. Community College, Ward 4: Incumbent John Nejedly (unopposed).
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Ivory could easily make the Jets a tandem backfield with Chris Johnson if he can stay healthy. Taylor could help replace Rashard Mendenhall’s eight touchdowns for the Cardinals as the No. 2 running back behind Ellington. Ingram could end up being better than Khiry Robinson , who is being drafted in Round 9. And McCluster could play the role of Danny Woodhead in Ken Whisenhunt’s offense in Tennessee.
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Many companies say strep throat is one of the most common conditions they treat, but experts say that diagnosis requires a strep test, which means going to a hospital or clinic. Making it trickier yet, the Centers for Disease Control reports that just 5 to 10 percent of people who tell their physician they have a sore throat actually have strep. “You are basically diagnosing without having a diagnostic test, and you are prescribing medicine for someone who has a 10 percent chance of having the condition,” Billings said. Ear infections, bronchitis and urinary tract infections are also commonly treated through these apps, although doctors skip the standard clinical diagnostic tests that ought be done to confirm them, Billings said. And doctors may ask patients to take their own temperature and blood pressure or feel their lymph nodes — an invitation for errors and misdiagnosis. Doctors can prescribe antibiotics and other common medications, but not controlled substances or addictive drugs such as sleeping pills.
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In addition, she will continue her role as Executive Vice President, Publicity, RCA Records where she will continue overseeing, designing and implementing specially-crafted media campaigns and artist development strategies for A-List, breakthrough and developing artists. El-Baz will continue to report to Tom Corson, President and COO, RCA Records and be relocated to the companys Los Angeles offices. El-Baz joined RCA Records (formerly J Records) in 2004 as Senior Vice President, Publicity and quickly rose to Executive Vice President, Publicity for the label in 2010. During her time here, El-Baz has been responsible for managing the labels corporate communications and strategies as well as securing national media campaigns for the artist roster which includes superstar acts such as Justin Timberlake, P!nk, Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters, Kelly Clarkson, Usher, Kings Of Leon, Pitbull, Chris Brown, Shakira, R. Kelly, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Buddy Guy; critically acclaimed and chart topping artists including Miguel, Ray LaMontagne, A$AP Rocky, Anthony Hamilton, Sia, Marsha Ambrosius and Cage The Elephant; and breakthrough acts MAGIC!, Bleachers, M, Betty Who, Brooke Candy, Kid Ink, Tinashe, Becky G, and many more. Comments Tom Corson, For the past 10 years, Mika has played an integral role as an executive here at RCA in New York and I am thrilled to have her lead our west coast office. Mikas creativity, tenacity and drive can only bring new and exciting opportunities for the label and our outstanding artist roster. Comments El-Baz, I have to thank Tom Corson and Peter Edge for their total support and guidance in this next chapter of my career at RCA. It is a great pleasure to work along side such a dynamic and excellent executive team at such an incredible time for the label.