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Coronavirus impact

Sling TV launches free tier with live news for people stuck at home

March 19th, 2020

Maintaining a connection to news and entertainment has never been more important to consumers who are increasingly stuck hunkering down at home as the deadly coronavirus continues to spread.  The live streaming TV service Sling TV has launched a new free offering that combines news and access to TV shows and entertainment to keep people …

Coronavirus impact

New Best Buy policy will limit in-store customers to 15 at a time

March 18th, 2020

Best Buy has announced some new policies meant to cut down on crowds at its stores as a result of the coronavirus crisis. The electronics chain is cutting the hours it’s open, and it’s also going to limit the number of customers inside at any given time to between 10 and 15. Visit BGR’s homepage …

Coronavirus impact

Spectrum will give students free internet for 60 days

March 17th, 2020

Corporate America is increasingly stepping up to help consumers as the coronavirus crisis continues to pummel the country and keep many people stuck hunkering down at home. Charter Communication’s Spectrum unit has announced that it will offer 60 days of free internet service for households that have at least one K-12 and/or college student at …

Coronavirus impact

Mint Mobile is giving people free data as coronavirus spreads

March 17th, 2020

Ryan Reynold’s wireless carrier Mint Mobile is doing its part to help out consumers during the coronavirus crisis. Through April 14, it’s giving away free mobile data since staying connected has never been more important for smartphone owners than it is right now. A growing number of US cities are combating the spread of the …

Apple Fined By France

Apple fined 1.1 billion euros in France for anti-competitive behavior

March 16th, 2020

Apple was just fined 1.1 billion euros by France’s antitrust body for what has been deemed anti-competitive behavior. The fine is related to Apple’s practices within its distribution network. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. Like any other massive technology company, Apple has received its share of scrutiny over the years by antitrust bodies claiming …

Apple closing stores

Apple closing all stores outside of China through March 27

March 14th, 2020

After announcing that its upcoming annual developers conference will switch to an online-only format this year as a result of the continued spread of the coronavirus, Apple in the earning morning hours Saturday released a statement from CEO Tim Cook announcing further steps the company is taking. They include the closure of all Apple stores …