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Sprint to provide 1 million students with free internet, mobile devices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wireless carrier Sprint Corp on Tuesday pledged to provide 1 million U.S. high school students with free mobile devices and internet access as part of a White House initiative to expand opportunities for lower income kids.
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In addition to enabling voice chat, the Switch's companion app will provide integral parts of the console's online play.
“Dancing With the Stars” Season 23 winner Laurie Hernandez recently recounted what it was like meeting one of her biggest idols, Beyoncé.
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DICE and Electronic Arts are finally rolling out the January 2017 patch for their action shooter video game “Star Wars Battlefront.” The patch is available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC vers
A new beta update for “Dishonored 2” is now available for download. Just like the previous beta versions, this one comes with bug fixes and remedies for general issues that plagued Arkane Studios’s a
A new major update has hit EA Sports’ “FIFA 17” on the PS4, Xbox One and PC. The update comes with a couple of adjustments to the FIFA Ultimate team and the game’s Career Mode, among other things. To
Jennifer Lopez and Drake’s relationship is going strong. A source recently told People that the rapper has already met Lopez’s 8-year-old twins, Max and Emme. Since Drake visits Lopez at her home, th
Smartphone companies have started sending out invites for their events at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. While LG is holding a press conference on Feb. 26, Sony is holding one on
The scenes were filmed in Borneo as part of the BBC One series 'Spy In The Wild', which features eerily realistic robots disguised as a series of different animals. It will be shown in the UK tonigh
“Modern Family” star Ariel Winter and her boyfriend, Levi Meaden, were recently photographed smoking while walking the streets of Sydney.
A global coalition of governments, companies and philanthropists came together for an initiative seeking to hasten the development of vaccines for known infectious diseases before they turn into epid
As new school league tables are published, the government says 282 secondaries are failing.
Smartphones are proving to be the preferred choice when connecting to the internet, not only for consumers, but now for enterprise workers as well.
Unlike standard private group messaging, messages that you add to a thread can be seen by anyone in the chat room -- they're just collapsed by default.
The Nokia 6 went on sale in China Thursday and was declared sold out within one minute by, the exclusive retailer for the device. The device is being sold in China for 1,699 Chinese Yuan (appr
At least 15 children have been killed in an accident in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after their school bus rammed into a truck Thursday morning. The incident is the latest in the count
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Facebook plans to build its third data center outside the United States in Odense, Denmark, the California-based tech company said at a joint press conference with Odense munici
Back in 2015, Amazon Prime Video became the first streaming service to allow its users to download content to their phones and tablets.
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The industry is changing as new faces drive different ideas and generate funding.
President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture, two senior transition officials reportedly said Wednesday. The announcement is expected 
Donald Trump was trolled by Twitter users Wednesday after the president-elect shared a photo of him writing the speech for the Inauguration Day ceremony. Several Twitter users joked about it, questio
You'll also level up familiar characters and fans will "find the battle intensity they've come to expect from the series".
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The head of Chinese bitcoin exchange BTCC on Thursday denied media reports that the central bank had ruled it was offering margin loans illegally, and he said the platform is oper
CBS has released a series of photos teasing “Big Bang Theory” Season 10, episode 13. Based on the “The Romance Recalibration” pics, there will be trouble in paradise for Penny (Kaley Cuoco) and Leona
Five years ago today, Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. This article discusses how other companies can avoid a similar fate by changing how they view strategy, portfolio and innovation
“Lucifer” Season 2, episode 12 will bring some major developments for the two leads of the hit FOX TV series as Chloe Decker (Lauren German) might make another move on Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis)
It is no secret that Pokémon Go was one of the most popular smartphone games in 2016. But have you ever wondered how much revenue the app generated for its parent company, Niantic? How does the game
North Korea may be preparing to test-launch at least two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) soon, South Korean media reported Thursday, citing military sources. South Korean intelligence agen
OSAKA (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp aims to extend its partnership with electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc beyond batteries and into self-driving technology, as the Japanese conglomerate continues to sh

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