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Sprint to provide one 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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Facebook is testing custom location-based camera filters that overlay pictures and videos- similar to Snapchat's geo-filters. The new feature is only being tested in certain parts of the world.
A series of new images reveals the most detailed glimpse yet at Fyodor, the Russian spacebot bound for the International Space Station. The humanoid robot lift weights, and can drive a car.
Apple has been granted another patent for a folding phone, fueling rumours it could be preparing a radical new type of device.
The State Department warned U.S. citizens Thursday about the risks of travel in Mexico in light of organized crime activity in certain parts of the country, citing homicides, kidnappings, carjackings
Researchers have found that some of what we see in the periphery – the areas just outside our eye’s direct focus – could be a visual illusion, as our brain ‘fills in’ part of the scene.
Parents of two former Marist High School students expelled after a racist message was discovered in their group chat are suing the Chicago school, claiming they are being unfairly blamed for larger r
Space-weather forecasters have issued a G1 Watch through Friday – the lowest classification on the geomagnetic storm scale. For people in high latitudes, this could be a chance to spot auroras.
To younger viewers who had missed out on the space race, Ed Harris' performance cemented Glenn's out-of-this-world greatness. The post How John Glenn Became a Big-Screen Hero in The Right Stuff appea
The coffee chain is turning into PokéStops across the US - complete with a special edition Frappuccino.
The various materials and complex structures in modern electronic devices offer ripe opportunities for new discoveries. Based upon the presentations and discussions at the 2016 IEEE IEDM conference,
The ferocious giant beast that roamed Earth 255 million years ago would have had terrible toothache - thank to a cancerous tumour in its jaws, according to new research.
Samsung’s Galaxy S7 edge will now come in a new “Black Pearl” color, the company announced Thursday. The devices featuring the new glossy finish, similar to the Jet Black color on the iPhone 7 and i
The secrets of Air Force One has been divulged, revealing some of the amazing features that make 'the Flying White House' the most high-tech - and most luxurious - aircraft in the world.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Thursday that it raised concerns about China's new cyber security law during a meeting with a Chinese official after the latest round of talks between th
Members of an international organization based in Denmark that aims to raise awareness about the consequences of the increasing plastic pollution of
Sherri Papini, the California mother who turned up on Thanksgiving after vanishing on a jog three weeks earlier, is not behind the anti-Latino blog post internet sleuths have connected to her case. A
The death of a space pioneer has drawn messages of support and grief from space agencies and politicians from across the U.S. John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, died Thursday at the ag
By Jesse Broehl The past decade of steady wind plant commissioning throughout the United States is paying dividends with new records being achieved on the proportion of electricity demand sourced by w
Tributes are flowing in for the late John Glenn, a hero of space and politics
Mercedes-Benz has revealed 'Digital Light', a smart headlight system that adjust in real-time depending on the surrounding area. It also projects visual aids onto the road.
Living' La Vida Luxury! Ricky Martin recently purchased a $13.5 million mansion in swanky Beverly Hills. Now engaged to fiancé Jwan Yosef, the Puerto Rican pop star chose an 11,300-square-fo
Submitted by Beth Hallowell, PhD, a cultural anthropologist and the Communications Research Director at AFSC. It's not every day that you wake up and think, "you know what, let's start a conversatio
With 300.7 million combined views across this year’s top five ads, we can see that great advertising is not only still effective, but it is thriving.
Bill would block brokers from using computer program to hack ticket sites        
Education policy is informed by politics, personalities, myths, and money, far more than it is by evidence. There is good research on policy, but because so many individual policies are in play at
Energy Observer Catamaran (renderingcourtesy of Kadeg-Boucher) Advances of green technology in the marineindustry are creating a massive wave of new designs and plans for the future of boating. Green
Mercedes-Benz has revealed 'Digital Light', a smart headlight system that adjust in real-time depending on the surrounding area. It also projects visual aids onto the road.
It’s hard to shop for someone who loves books. After all, they’ve read so much, and you can’t be expected to know their whole library. However, these gifts would be much appreciated for Christmas or
The ferocious giant beast that roamed Earth 255 million years ago would have had terrible toothache - thank to a cancerous tumour in its jaws, according to new research.
It has been millions of years since dinosaurs last walked the earth, but scientists recently discovered a piece of that era still with us today. A 99-million-year-old dinosaur tail has been found pre
Cybersecurity defenses must constantly evolve to meet new threats.
Cybersecurity is in the news nearly every day. Some celebrity gets hacked or a corporation “loses” a large number of email or account usernames and passwords. Depending on where you look, it is a $400
Brooks HaysBEIJING, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Scientists have discovered the featured tail of a baby dinosaur preserved in amber.

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