First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options

WASHINGTON (AP) — A high school diploma is not enough to compete in the global economy, but a college degree is not the only option, first lady Michelle Obama told a group of students gathered at the White House on Tuesday. Pursuing

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Cisco to buy OpenDNS for $635 million to boost security business

By Abhirup Roy and Anya George Tharakan (Reuters) – Cisco Systems Inc said on Tuesday it would buy OpenDNS, a privately held cloud-based security firm, for $635 million, the latest move to boost its security business as cyber attacks increase in number

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Apple conspired to fix e-book prices: U.S. appeals court

By Nate Raymond and Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday said Apple Inc orchestrated a conspiracy with five publishers to increase e-book prices, in a victory for the U.S. Justice Department. By a 2-1 vote,

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Nokia signs 3G deal with Bharti Airtel to cover big Indian states

MUMBAI/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Network equipment maker Nokia has signed up India‘s largest mobile operator Bharti Airtel to supply it with 3G wireless network gear covering some of the most populous regions in India, the Finnish company said on Tuesday. Nokia Networks said

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Sony to raise nearly $4 billion, ramp up sensors business to anchor turnaround

By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Sony Corp plans to raise nearly $4 billion via new shares and bonds to plough into image sensors as it reinvents itself as a niche component maker, pulling back from consumer goods like TVs that

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Sony to raise up to $3.6 billion to boost sensor production

Sony to raise up to $3.6 billion to boost sensor production

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Sprint rolls out all-included rate plan

By Malathi Nayak NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sprint Corp said on Tuesday it will offer an $80 a month cellular phone plan, including both service and smartphone device fees, hoping to draw users who dislike complex price plans and hidden costs. The

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EU in preliminary deal to scrap mobile roaming fees by mid-2017

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union reached a preliminary deal on Tuesday to scrap mobile roaming charges across the 28-country bloc by June 2017 as part of an overhaul of the continent’s telecoms market to boost growth and innovation. “Under the agreement,

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Microsoft hands display ads to AOL, maps to Uber

By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp <MSFT.O> said on Monday it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL Inc and sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber, as it slims down its money-losing online operations. The

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Exclusive: U.S. should spurn Russia rocket engines despite SpaceX failure – McCain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The failure of a SpaceX rocket over Florida on Sunday should not lead U.S. officials back to Russia to look for a rocket engine that can get military equipment into space, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said

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