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

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.

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

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.

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

Amidst rising concerns about cyber spying, Sprint and Softbank have said they will not use any equipment from China-based Huawei Technologies.

2013-03-19 11:42:17

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.

Kim Dotcom Goes On Twitter Rant, Talks About Megaupload Troubles
2013-01-18 12:31:28

The colorfully eccentric Kim Schmitz has gone on a Twitter rant to express his grief about the whole Megaupload scandal and to talk about his new Me.ga file-sharing service.


Word of the Day
definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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