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

In March, Taiwanese display maker AU Optronics was convicted by the US Department of Justice on claims of fixing the prices of LCD screens. On Tuesday, the DOJ asked a federal judge to impose a hefty $1 billion fine on AUO for allegedly participating in this price fixing scheme.

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

The FCC on Thursday approved, with some conditions, Verizon Wireless' bid to purchase Advanced Wireless Spectrum from a group of cable operators.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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