- News Corp. announced on Monday that its new grade-school-targeted business would be named Amplify and that it would launch a new pilot program to get tablets into more students' hands at home and in school.
- AT&T will fund the project and provide 4G- and Wi-fi-compatible tablet computers for it.
- Joel Klein, the former chancellor of New York City schools, will head up Amplify.
From the article:
News Corp. on Monday named its grade school education business Amplify and said it and AT&T would fund a pilot project that aims to put tablet computers in students' hands in the coming school year.
AT&T will provide tablet computers that work on its 4G network and Wi-Fi network. None of the schools selected to participate will have to pay for the program. ...