News Corp unveils Amplify tablet for use in classrooms


Amplify, an educational unit of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, made a surprising announcement today, unveiling a new tablet designed for public school classrooms. As the New York Times reports, the 10-inch Android tablet will be officially presented Wednesday at an SXSWedu event led by Joel Klein, News Corp executive vice president, former chancellor of New York City’s public school system, and an ardent supporter of tech-savvy classrooms.

“We understand technology and we understand education,” Klein told the Times. “A lot of people who understand technology don’t understand education.”

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