Business News: Tech gurus help boost fast Internet in schools - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Business News: Tech gurus help boost fast Internet in schools

Posted: Updated:

(CBS) - In Business News, Two Titans in the tech world are teaming up to help bring high speed broadband to every school in the U.S.

Microsoft's Bill Gates and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg have contributed a combined $9 million dollars from their respective foundations to a Non-for-profit group that is working to improve connectivity in schools.

The White House hopes to have 99 percent of students connected to super fast Internet within 5 years.



(CBS) - Start the presses, "Newsweek" is going back into print.

Paper copies of "Newsweek" will begin rolling off the presses next year.

The magazine stopped publishing print editions a year ago.

But now, the weekly printed version will be paid for by subscription fees instead of advertising.

Newsweek's editor expects the magazine will cost less than $10 dollars per issue.



(CBS) - The newly designed Ford Mustang will make its debut today. 

Ford motor company is introducing the platform ahead of Mustang's 50th anniversary. 

The new design touts more power, better fuel efficiency and for the first since the 1980s, an available four cylinder engine.

The Mustang GT will still have a 5.0-liter V8 engine, but with more power than the current version. 

A V6 engine version is also being offered for price-conscious buyers.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Jacksonville Communications Officer Killed in One Vehicle Crash

    Jacksonville Communications Officer Killed in One Vehicle Crash

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:31:53 GMT
    SMITH COUNTY (KYTX) -- DPS says a woman is dead after a crash Monday afternoon.  It happened just before 2:00 p.m. at the intersection of Mixon Road and Yarborough Lane in Smith County.  At this pointMore >>
    A Jacksonville Police communications officer has died after a crash Monday afternoon.
    More >>
  • Family remembers Fort Hood shooting victim with Illinois ties

    Family remembers Fort Hood shooting victim with Illinois ties

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-04 02:35:25 GMT
    EFFINGHAM (WCIA)  -- One of the victims in a deadly shooting in Fort Hood went to school in central Illinois. Family members say 37-year-old Army Sergeant Tim Owens went to Southside Elementary in Effingham.  Owens'More >>
    One of the victims in a deadly shooting in Fort Hood went to school in central Illinois. Family members say 37-year-old Army Sergeant Tim Owens went to Southside Elementary in Effingham.More >>
  • Hallsville Student Finds Used Needle on School's Playground

    Hallsville Student Finds Used Needle on School's Playground

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:43:25 GMT
    HALLSVILLE (KYTX) - A situation to make any parent worry. Pamela Kelly says her 4 year old son came home from school recently with a hole in his hand. Tyler Kelly goes to Pre-K here, at the Little Cats Learning Center in Hallsville. Kelly says since coming forward with this news,she has received thanks from other parents."They have been extremely thankful. So they can be more proactivand morere on the look out." - Pamela Kelly, Tyler'Mom Thehe school made this statement to CBS 19 via email. T...More >>
    HALLSVILLE (KYTX) - A situation to make any parent worry. Pamela Kelly says her 4 year old son came home from school recently with a hole in his hand. Tyler Kelly goes to Pre-K here, at the Little Cats Learning Center in Hallsville. Kelly says since coming forward with this news,she has received thanks from other parents."They have been extremely thankful. So they can be more proactivand morere on the look out." - Pamela Kelly, Tyler'Mom Thehe school made this statement to CBS 19 via email. T...More >>
Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2004 - 2014, WorldNow and KYTX, Owned and Operated by London Broadcasting Company.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.