eWEEK Newsbreak Video Sept 24 2010
Join eWEEK reporter Ashley Daley, as she discusses this weeks technology headlines: The New York Times broke news that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg will donate $100-million dollars to the Newark, NJ public school system. the formal announcement will be made on Fridays episode of Oprah, where its rumored that Zuckerburg will be joined by Newark Mayor, Cory Booker and NJ governor, Chris Christie; The Wallstreet Journal is stirring up a bit of buzz over a rumored tablet PC, from Blackberry maker, Research in motion. The journal, of course citing unnamed sources, says the new tablet called, Blackpad, could be unveiled as early as next week; Facebook is attempting to create virtual currency, with credits. Meaning, people can now start feeding their computer money in return for virtual goods. Two Holiday Inns - one in Chicago and the other in Houston - allow you to open your room with either your iPhone, Blackberry or Android smartphone. We have all the details.