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Morning Brief: January 10

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New York City's subways are becoming more technologically advanced. Commuters can now take and make calls on their cell phones due to free cellular service in underground subway stations. Since this Monday, the service has been active in hundreds of stations. Commuters can also take advantage of the subways' free Wi-FI. Transit Wireless, the company that installed the cellular and Wi-Fi services in the stations, spent $300 million installing 4,000 antennas and 120 miles of fiber optic cables. [full article]

NEED TO KNOW

Airstrikes by Russia Buttress Turkey in Battle vs. ISIS [NY Times]

Trump Names Son-in-Law as Senior Adviser in White House [NY Times]

Rights Battles Emerge in Cities Where Homelessness can be a Crime [NY Times]

Pilots Would Take Breathalyzer Before They fly out of N.Y. Airports Under Bill by Assemblyman Felix Ortiz [NY Times]

Mayor de Blasio Will not use Second Ave. Subway Because it's not as Convenient as Taxpayer-funded SUV [NY Times]

TODAY

The Brooklyn Nets host the Atlanta Hawks, 7:30

WEATHER

Clear, 24/19 [full report]

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the original iPhone at a Macworld keynote in San Francisco. 

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