New Mexico looks to provide free college tuition to all New Mexico residentsPosted: Updated:
New Mexico wants to make all 29 of its in-state public colleges free for New Mexico residents, regardless of income. The state's Democratic governor plans to use increased oil revenues to cover the cost, which would be about $25 to $35 million a year. That would just be tuition -- it would not include other costs like books or housing. A year of tuition to the University of New Mexico currently costs about $7,500 a year for in-state students.
Facebook is launching a portal TV -- a connected webcam that also turns your television into a smart display. The device comes despite a muted response to its original standalone portal display. Facebook is facing criticism over privacy and extremism on its platform, most recently in questioning from the Senate.
Starbucks in Japan is letting customers pay with an NDC-enabled pen called Starbucks Touch the Pen. The pen connects to a reloadable digital wallet and will also write with coffee-colored ink. The pen will launch in Japan on Sept. 25.