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Business News Archive - July 07, 2005

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Sprint Corp. said on Thursday it has begun selling high-speed wireless services to laptop computer users and would have services in business districts and airports in 34 U.S. markets in July, making it the second U.S. mobile operator to offer such services.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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