Marketplace for Thursday, July 11, 2013
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Would you pay $10 monthly to upgrade your phone twice a year? That's a plan T-Mobile is instituting. Microsoft has some plans of its own. The tech giant will revamp its structure and management. As senators squabble over student loans, we wonder why the math is so hard to do. Plus, a look at life in Egypt during its time of transition, why the smartest electrical grid in the world will be tested in Afghanistan’s hostile combat zones, and author Aifric Campbell discusses her new novel "On the Floor."
Posted In: Egypt, morsi, subsidies, middle east
Turmoil continues in Egypt, but as news of $12 billion in aid and an interim prime minister appointment take hold, life on the ground in Cairo is also changing.
Posted In: T-Mobile, smartphone
The cellular carrier announced a new program that will allow customers to upgrade their phones up to twice a year for a $10 monthly charge.
Posted In: journalism, journalists
The military topped a survey of occupations in the U.S. that people think "contribute a lot" to society.