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Education: Smartphones should be banned in schools, says expert 0

Education: Smartphones should be banned in schools, says expert

Smartphones should be banned at primary level and high schools should “act quickly” to teach tech self-discipline to stem the damage they are causing children’s learning, warns world-renowned Finnish education expert Pasi Sahlberg. Dr...

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Jump bikes are coming to New York City

Uber may have seen the future of New York transportation — but right now, it looks like a tiny, battery-powered bicycle startup. The ride-sharing giant jolted tech investors last month when it ponied up...

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A President Clinton would have made things much worse

To put the roller-coaster presidency of Donald Trump in perspective, it helps on occasion to imagine that Hillary Clinton won the election. My experience is that the exercise leads to greater appreciation of the...

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Campaign contributor helped Obamas score Netflix deal

Barack and Michelle Obama are raking in the cash, thanks to the influence of a former campaign supporter. The couple last week signed a creative production deal with Netflix that one entertainment-industry source said...

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Mysterious ‘werewolf’ killed in Montana

A mysterious wolf-like creature was shot dead by a rancher in rural Montana — and even wildlife officials have no clue what the thing is, authorities said Friday. The beast had oddly long gray...