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Topic: education

Ohio State University expands on Apple educational partnership with app for first-year students

02/19/2018, 08:02 pm

Taking advantage of an educational partnership with Apple, Ohio State University this year will launch an app developed by students for students designed to ease the sometimes jarring transition into college life.

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Apple partners with Malala Fund to provide educational opportunities to more girls in developing countries

01/22/2018, 09:01 am

Apple has pledged support to the Malala Fund, the organization led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, with the assistance expected to increase the Fund's impact in providing education to girls living in developing countries, including new programs in India and Latin America.

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Apple-made Swift curriculum coming to 70 European colleges & universities

01/19/2018, 08:01 am

Apple on Friday announced that its "App Development with Swift" curriculum is being adopted by 70 European schools, including ones in the U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, and Portugal.

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Apple to pump $350B into US economy over next 5 years, pay record $38B in repatriation taxes [u]

01/17/2018, 01:01 pm

Looking to boost its domestic image, Apple on Wednesday announced that it expects to contribute $350 billion to the U.S. economy during the next five years, picking up some 20,000 jobs in the process. (Updated with internal letter from Tim Cook.)

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New York's 'P177Q iPad Band' breaks through learning disabilities

12/18/2017, 11:12 am

A public school in Queens, New York is reportedly using iPads to great success in teaching music to kids with learning disabilities, particularly autism.

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Apple expands Everyone Can Code program to almost 500,000 Chicago students

12/12/2017, 09:12 am

Apple on Tuesday announced plans to get its Swift programming language taught to students across Chicago through an expansion of its Everyone Can Code program, done in partnership with local institutions.

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Apple brings Everyone Can Code program to over 20 schools outside US

11/08/2017, 08:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced that its Everyone Can Code initiative is expanding to more than 20 colleges and universities beyond U.S. borders, allowing students to pursue the company's App Development With Swift curriculum in a full-year course.

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Apple Music execs Jimmy Iovine & Dr. Dre break ground on new USC academy

10/12/2017, 01:10 pm

The founders of Beats, now executives at Apple Music, broke ground this week on a new academy named after them at the University of Southern California.

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Apple partners with Ohio State University to launch digital learning initiative

10/04/2017, 06:10 pm

Ohio State University on Wednesday announced it is working with Apple to launch a Digital Flagship University, a school-wide digital learning program that involves an iOS laboratory that will serve not only students, but the wider community.

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Apple's Phil Schiller & wife donate $10M to Maine's Bowdoin College

09/06/2017, 03:09 pm

Apple marketing head Phil Schiller and his wife, Kim Gassett-Schiller, have together donated $10 million to Bowdoin College in Maine -- a school their sons Erik and Mark attended, the latter graduating this year.

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Apple's Swift curriculum coming to over 30 community colleges, select high schools

08/25/2017, 08:08 am

Apple on Friday said that over 30 U.S. community college systems will offer its "App Development with Swift" curriculum during the 2017-2018 school year, expanding on the original six the company announced in May.

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iTunes U Collections migrating to Apple Podcasts app in September

08/21/2017, 12:08 pm

Apple is preparing to migrate iTunes U Collections from the iTunes U app to Apple Podcasts, with a warning to educational institutions advising the change will take place in September as part of the release of iTunes 12.7.

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Apple's 2017 Back to School for Europe offers free wireless Beats with Macs & iPad Pros

08/07/2017, 04:08 pm

Apple on Monday launched its 2017 Back to School promotions for a number of European countries, offering free wireless Beats headphones with the purchase of a Mac or iPad Pro on top of existing educational discounts.

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Apple's 2017 Back to School promo offers wireless Beats with Macs & iPad Pros

07/12/2017, 11:07 am

Apple on Wednesday launched its annual Back to School promotions for the U.S and Canada, offering qualified shoppers wireless Beats headphones if they buy a Mac or an iPad Pro. Alternatively, Apple-authorized resellers are offering their own great deals on new Mac purchases for students and non-students alike.

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Apple's Tim Cook asked President Trump for coding requirement at US schools - report

06/19/2017, 09:06 pm

At a Monday technology summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly suggested making programming a mandatory subject in the country's schools.

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Apple honors John F. Kennedy centenary with educational resources celebrating his legacy

05/29/2017, 02:05 pm

Apple is celebrating the centenary of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy with the release of educational materials and activities for students to learn about Kennedy's legacy, with the collection created in collaboration with the JFK library covering subjects including the establishment of the Peace Corps, political courage, the drive for innovation, and inclusion.

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Northern Ireland study finds multiple benefits to using iPads in elementary classrooms

05/24/2017, 10:05 am

Technology can be beneficial to younger students learning core skills, a two-year research project has found, with elementary schools in Northern Ireland found to have improved the numeracy, literacy, and communication skills of their pupils after incorporating iPads into their lessons.

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Apple puts free Swift curriculum on iBooks, plans courses at US schools

05/24/2017, 09:05 am

Apple on Wednesday released "App Development with Swift," a free course available through the iBooks Store, which will also be coming to a handful of U.S. schools at the beginning of the fall semester.

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In two-pronged attack, Microsoft intros low-end Windows 10 S, high-end $999+ Surface Laptop

05/02/2017, 12:05 pm

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the Surface Laptop, a new PC aimed at the educational market, despite having a $999 base price tag with 4 gigabytes of non-upgradeable RAM and 128 gigabytes of storage.

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Apple updates iTunes U for iOS with photo annotations, video messages

03/28/2017, 04:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated iTunes U with a handful of new features, including improved annotation options and ways of sharing and accessing media.

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