orinoco orinoco  /ˌɔ rə ˈnoʊ koʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a South American river 1,500 miles long; flows into the South Atlantic

News

  • First Look: Apple Airport Extreme with 802.11ac

    Despite the slightly late adoption of the 802.11g standard -- which had more to do with the hardware refresh product cycle than anything else -- Apple has been on the forefront of wireless home networking. From the first failure-prone Airport base station with an Orinoco Silver PCMCIA card to the newest equipment with custom chipsets built for Apple, Cupertino has seen the value of Internet ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: MacNN

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  1. "Venezuela opened its energy section in the 1990s because it didn't have the capital or the technology to exploit its deep wells and its heavy oil, especially in the Orinoco," said Thomas A. Shannon, assistant secretary of state for Western...
    on Mar 2, 2007 By: Thomas A. Shannon, Jr. Source: Forbes

  2. "These [Colombian] troops crossed the Orinoco river in a boat and carried out an incursion into Venezuelan territory," said Mr Chávez, without mentioning when the incident, which was denied by Bogotá, took place. "The threat against us is...
    on Aug 10, 2009 By: Hugo Chávez Source: Times Online

  3. VIENNA - Venezuela and Russia reached an agreement that opens the way for a Russian consortium to "be in the Junin 6 block of the Orinoco petroleum belt," Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez said on Sunday.
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Rafael Ramirez Source: Latin American Herald Tribune

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