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Microsoft purchases 332 acres in Leesburg for $73M | Business

Microsoft this week purchased 332 acres of Leesburg property at the under construction Compass Creek property. Microsoft paid the Peterson Companies $73 million for the land. Peterson’s 550-acre Compass Creek, located off Battlefield Parkway between the Leesburg Executive Airport and the Dulles Greenway, is a mixed-use development with 2.5 million …

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How to install Microsoft Word without the Office 365 suite

Eyal Goldshmid, Special to TCPalm Published 6:00 a.m. ET Sept. 23, 2018 Microsoft Word can be obtained online for a one-time installation fee of $129.(Photo: CONTRIBUTED BY ERICK GILL/ST. LUCIE COUNTY) Q: My Microsoft Office 365 subscription will be expiring soon. Of the suite, I really only use Microsoft Word. …

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen gives $30M to house homeless, low-inco

SEATTLE —  Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is spending $30 million to house 94 homeless and low-income families in south Seattle. >> On KIRO7.com: Prefab units could help solve affordable housing crisis The Seattle Times reports that Allen’s donation to the Mount Baker Family Housing development is the largest funding piece for the project. …

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Ninth Circuit court to reconsider class action status for Microsoft gender discrimination lawsuit

A gender discrimination lawsuit against Microsoft first filed in 2015 could see new light following an appeals court’s decision on Thursday to reconsider a lower court ruling denying class action status. The lawsuit, Moussouris v. Microsoft Corporation, alleges that Microsoft’s “company-wide policies and practices systematically violate female technical employees’ rights …

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