News Corp. to launch tablet-based education pilot
Company’s expansion into education continues with a separate business called Amplify
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In a further expansion into the ed-tech market, News Corp.—Rupert Murdoch’s media conglomerate that owns FOX News and the Wall Street Journal, among other properties—on July 23 unveiled its new K-12 education business, called Amplify, and said it was partnering with AT&T to fund a pilot project that aims to put tablet computers in students' hands in the coming school year. Read more with registration.