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HP-Autonomy Accounting Probe Dropped by U.K. Prosecutor [BBW]
After two years of sniping back and forth, the UK's Serious Fraud Office has closed its investigation. The DOJ is still looking into the matter.
Aiming for 80 jurisdictions: EY law launches in Sweden with Stockholm office [Legal Business]
EY's Global Law Leader, Cornelius Grossmann, says the firm will have a presence in 80 jurisdictions by 2017, "covering all major markets – except the US."
Google Joins PwC in $11bn US DoD Healthcare Bid [CBR]
The Defense Operational Readiness Health System "will help upgrade the military health system by enabling doctors and healthcare experts to treat service members and their families through a single source of medical records."
Introvert or Extrovert: Making the Most Out of Who You Are as a Leader [AWEB]
Mostly, this is for the introverts out there.
How to Stop Overreacting to Everything [Lifehacker]
An important skill for any busy season.
Martin Luther King was a Trekkie: Star Trek and Equality [YouTube]
Dr. King convinced Nichelle Nichols not to quit the show.