Computers

8 Year Deal with HP for Idaho School Laptops
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's new $182 million contract with Hewlett-Packard Co. to provide laptops to high school students and teachers contains a language requiring the state to pay for machines that are lost, damaged or stolen. Idaho and the computer maker announced the eight-year deal l…
State Makes Computer Deal with HP
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — State officials say they have awarded an eight-year, $180 million contract to Hewlett-Packard to supply Idaho high school students and teachers with laptop computers as part of the Students Come First education overhaul...
Teachers Laptops will be Late
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho teachers likely won't have laptops for months. The Spokesman-Review reports the state won't have the computers in instructors' hands on schedule. Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna is already fighting at the ballot box on Nov...
Twin Falls County Jail Visitations Go “High Tech”
The era of face-to-face visits between Twin Falls County Jail inmates and their friends or relatives has come to an end.  Instead, inmates at the south central Idaho lockup now chat with visitors via computer terminal. Jail officials made the switch last month after contracting with a company t…