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A president is a leader of an organization, company, club, trade union, university, or country.
Etymologically, a president is one who presides, (from Latin pre- “before” + sedere “to sit”; giving the term praeses). Originally, the term referred to the presiding officer of a ceremony or meeting (i.e., chairman), but today it most commonly refers to an official. Among other things, “President” today is a common title for the heads of state of most republics, whether popularly elected, chosen by the legislature or by a special electoral college.
Presidents in countries with a democratic or representative form of government are usually elected for a specified period of time and in some cases may be re-elected by the same process by which they are appointed, i.e. in many nations, periodic popular elections. The powers vested in such presidents vary considerably. Some presidencies, such as that of Ireland, are largely ceremonial, whereas other systems vest the President with substantive…

Intel Completes Acquisition of McAfee

Intel Corporation today announced the acquisition of McAfee, Inc. is complete. McAfee will continue developing and selling security products and…

Microsoft VS Motorola

Oct. 1, 2010 – Microsoft Corp. today filed a patent infringement action against Motorola, Inc. and issued the following statement…