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Marijuana Law Reform Will Not Change Fed Stance
2012-10-22 05:34:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If voters in the states of Colorado, Oregon, and Washington vote to legalize marijuana on November 6, it could set the stage for a potential showdown with the federal government, who according to one official will not change its stance on the drug's status regardless of how those elections turn out. According to Reuters reporter Alex Dobuzinskis, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told "60 Minutes" that the Justice Department's...

New iPad Could Have AO Optronics Panel: Rumor
2012-09-13 07:15:21

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In March, Taiwanese display maker AU Optronics was convicted by the US Department of Justice on claims of fixing the prices of LCD screens. According to the DOJ´s accusations, executives from AUO and AUOA, the American subsidiary of the Taiwanese company, met every month with other LCD suppliers in what the company referred to as “Crystal Meetings” over a span of 5 years to adjust their prices. On Tuesday, the...

Verizon Spectrum Purchase Approved
2012-08-24 05:35:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday approved, with some conditions, Verizon Wireless' bid to purchase Advanced Wireless Spectrum from a group of cable operators. Verizon Wireless, a joint venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group Plc, plans to use the acquired spectrum to add capacity to its 4G LTE network. The FCC approval means Verizon will be permitted to acquire nearly 20 megahertz of Advanced...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'