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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to talk rogue AI at Purdue on Apr. 17

04/04/2019, 09:04 am

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is scheduled to speak at Purdue University on Apr. 17, with the theme "What IF we lose control of technology?"

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Johns Hopkins University students can now use iPhone or Apple Watch as ID

03/28/2019, 05:03 pm

Students at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins University can now use an iPhone or Apple Watch in place of a physical ID card for getting around campus, as well as paying for university services.

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Jamf's Apple device management platform gets Google sign-on support

03/28/2019, 01:03 pm

Jamf's Apple device management platform is being upgraded with Google Cloud Identity support, letting corporate and educational users quickly access their Mac apps.

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'Sesame Street'-themed kids show for Apple TV+ will teach coding basics

03/25/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple is hoping to encourage more kids to learn to program via one of its Apple TV+ shows, extending its existing Swift-based coding curriculum by having a Sesame Street-themed show teaching the fundamentals program design and creation.

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Apple's Tim Cook tours China, meets with Vice Premier ahead of March 25 event

03/22/2019, 12:03 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook visited Beijing this week, touring businesses and local landmarks, as well as meeting with China's Vice Premier Sun Chunlan.

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Apple's WWDC 2019 scholarships have a March 24 deadline

03/20/2019, 08:03 am

Students and select groups of others can now apply for scholarships to attend WWDC 2019 in San Jose, but they'll have to act fast to have a chance.

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Apple announces expansions to coding and education initiatives in Singapore and Indonesia

03/12/2019, 11:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced an expansion to its international coding in education initiatives, noting increases in access to its App Development with Swift curriculum in Singapore and a second Apple Developer Academy in Indonesia.

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Apple inaugurates 'Celebrate Music in Our Schools Month' by promoting guides for teachers & students

03/12/2019, 08:03 am

Capitalizing on the National Association for Music Education's "Celebrate Music in Our Schools Month," Apple on Tuesday launched a special promo campaign for its Everyone Can Create guides for teachers and students.

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Coding in education is tantamount to student success, Cook tells Trump

03/06/2019, 05:03 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared in front of the White House's American Workforce Policy Advisory Board on Wednesday, telling President Donald Trump that a lofty goal of integrating a new nationwide curriculum requires input from the government, private sector, and educators.

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Half of new Apple's US hires in 2018 lacked 4-year college degrees, Cook says

03/06/2019, 05:03 pm

During Wednesday's American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting in Washington, D.C., Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed some 50 percent of the tech giant's U.S. hires lacked a formal four-year college degree, using the figure as a plinth for smart education reform.

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Apple announces new Girls Who Code partnership to mark International Women's Day

02/28/2019, 10:02 am

Apple is planning a marketing push in recognition of International Women's Day on March 8, including a new partnership with Girls Who Code.

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Egypt calls for more direct presence from Apple amid pressure on iPhone prices

01/23/2019, 11:01 am

The Egyptian government has been talking with Apple about the prospect of implementing a more direct corporate presence, according to Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli.

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Apple's Tim Cook meets with power brokers at Davos, says education efforts 'for the people'

01/22/2019, 05:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Davos, Switzerland this week for the annual World Economic Forum, where corporate and political leaders gather to discuss their plans for the future.

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Apple translates 'Everyone Can Create' curriculum to new European languages

01/21/2019, 08:01 am

Apple on Monday released four new translations of the "Everyone Can Create" curriculum on Apple Books, meant to develop music, video, photo, and illustration skills -- specifically using Apple's iPad.

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iPads & education in Chicago, Alexa laughing, and the FBI pressing - Apple's March 2018 in review

12/27/2018, 07:12 am

New iPads, Alexa laughing at us, and the FBI trying to get backdoors into iPhones -- all of these things, and more, happened to Apple and technology in March 2018

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How to automate some frequent tasks to make your Mac work harder for you without spending another dime

11/15/2018, 03:11 pm

Before you even bother with Apple's powerful Automator and AppleScript tools, your Mac is capable of saving you time and speeding up your work every day.

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Ryze's programmable Tello EDU drone helps teach code, on sale through Apple and DJI

11/14/2018, 05:11 pm

Ryze this week announced the launch of a new iPhone- and iPad-controlled drone, the Tello EDU, intended to teach programming skills to both new and experienced coders.

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The new Mac mini is a great machine, but a $499 model could serve a larger audience

11/09/2018, 02:11 pm

While the 2018 Mac mini is remarkably powerful and remarkably good value for what it does, you can't call it inexpensive. Now that it's been launched, however, there is an argument for Apple to do something to make it more affordable for education and for the now seemingly-abandoned switcher market.

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Massive iPad deployment at OSU paying long-term dividends in higher education

10/25/2018, 10:10 am

Following the rollout to over 11,000 iPads to the 2018 freshman class, Ohio State University has started to see the benefits of their ambitious program including improvements in grades, higher campus engagement, and the eventual savings of millions of dollars for students.

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Apple partners with France's Simplon for Swift app development training

10/23/2018, 09:10 am

Apple on Tuesday announced a partnership with a French vocational school to teach Apple's Swift, the open-source programming language used mostly for the company's own app platforms.

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