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2013-05-29 23:14:53

This was one very big step toward getting this deal done. Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Sprint Nextel and Softbank have reached a security agreement with the US government regulators according to The Kansas City Star on May 29, 2013. Wireless analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment on this story. “Sprint and Softbank have apparently passed muster with one US regulatory...

Anonymous Threat Forces US Navy To Shut Down Wi-Fi Networks
2013-05-21 14:44:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last week the hacker collective Anonymous began advertising another one of their “campaigns” to attack the US government as a form of protest. Taking to Twitter, the group said they planned to “disrupt activities” at US Naval Base Guantanamo Bay in protest of the way prisoners have reportedly been treated there. In a preemptive move, the US military shut down their Wi-Fi networks at the base yesterday...

Medical Costs Vary Greatly Between Hospitals
2013-05-10 05:33:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The amount that hospitals charge the US government for common inpatient procedures — and the amount that those medical facilities receive for services rendered — varies greatly, according to information released Wednesday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). “As part of the Obama administration´s work to make our health care system more affordable and accountable, data are being...

Hacktivists Call For Internet Blackout Today To Protest CISPA
2013-04-22 07:28:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The group of hackers which acts as part troublemaker and part watchdog is calling for an Internet blackout today to protest CISPA, a bill which passed last Thursday. If this bill is signed into law, companies and websites could legally hand over user information to the US government upon request. Anonymous has persuaded over 300 websites to “go dark” as a sign of protest today and is using the #CISPABlackout hashtag...

Softbank And Sprint Say No To Chinese Companies
2013-03-29 18:46:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Amidst rising concerns about cyber spying and a House Intelligence Committee report last October, Sprint and Softbank have said they will not use any equipment from China-based Huawei Technologies. The two companies are preparing for a merger, which is being overseen by the US government. The government has asked only to be informed when these two companies buy new equipment and where they buy it. Mike Rogers, a Michigan...

2013-03-19 11:42:17

Recommends that multiple steps must be taken before ethical pediatric anthrax vaccine trials can be considered by the US government In a report released today, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues concluded that the federal government would have to take multiple steps before anthrax vaccine trials with children could be ethically considered. The Bioethics Commission was responding to a request from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius who last...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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