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Micron Names Durcan CEO; Switz Chairman, After Appleton’s Death in Plane Crash

Memory-chip maker Micron Technology on Saturday named D. Mark Durcan as CEO and Robert E. Switz as chairman, following the death of Steven Appleton, who had long held those positions. Appleton died Friday in a plane crash in Boise. Sales executive Mark W. Adams was named president.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus