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July 13, 2017 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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Microsoft Plans Use of White Spaces to Bridge Digital Divide

The New York Times reports that Microsoft is working to combat the digital divide. It plans to harness “the unused channels between television broadcasts, known as white spaces, to help get more of rural America online. … Microsoft plans to say that it will soon start a white-spaces broadband service in 12 states including Arizona, Kansas, New York and Virginia to connect two million rural Americans in the next five years who have limited or no access to high-speed internet.”

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