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Apple's Tim Cook to give 2018 commencement speech for Duke University

05/10/2018, 02:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook, a 1988 graduate of Duke's Fuqua School of Business, will give the commencement speech for university graduates on Sunday.

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Apple opens applications for 400 spots at 2018 Developer Academy in Italy

05/03/2018, 11:05 am

Apple on Thursday announced that it's taking applications for its 2018 Developer Academy in Naples, Italy, accepting people not just from Italy but around the world.

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Missouri school touts success with iPad Pro curriculum, saves nearly $600K annually on hardware

04/09/2018, 07:04 pm

Maryville University on Monday detailed its ongoing iPad Pro curriculum, a unique program that provides each incoming student a new iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, saying Apple's educational hardware and software suites not only add value to classroom activities, but help save money.

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Saudi Prince meets Tim Cook at Apple Park to talk app development, education

04/07/2018, 10:04 pm

At the tail end of his whistle stop tour of the U.S., Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday met with Tim Cook and other top Apple executives at the company's Cupertino headquarters to discuss new partnerships and education opportunities.

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Apple's Tim Cook visits Birmingham to receive SCLC's Human Rights Award [u]

04/04/2018, 05:04 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook was in Birmingham, Ala. on Wednesday, marking both the 50th anniversary of the murder of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and the rollout of Apple's Swift programming curriculum across all Alabama Community College (ACCS) branches. He was also in town to receive the Human Rights Award from the Birmingham Metro Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

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iOS 11.3 causing problems with device management, fix for Jamf Pro coming

04/04/2018, 11:04 am

Organizations trying to use Jamf Pro 10.3 to upgrade devices to iOS 11.3 are running into a glitch putting Apple products in a "failed loop," no longer responding to any further commands, Jamf has acknowledged.

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Education, coding skills key to future employment and strong US says Apple CEO Tim Cook

03/28/2018, 01:03 pm

'Change needs to happen' to the way students are taught in schools, Apple CEO Tim Cook insists in Wednesday's MSNBC town hall interview, with further comments on education touching on how to bring technology to disadvantaged classrooms and why everyone should learn to code.

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Apple to turn Lane Tech into 'Center for Excellence' for training teachers on Swift

03/28/2018, 11:03 am

Apple on Wednesday announced a partnership with Chicago Public Schools and Northwestern University, which will establish a "Center for Excellence" at Lane Tech College Prep High School -- the place where Apple held its Tuesday iPad event.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Revolution: Apple Changing the World' interview records this morning

03/28/2018, 10:03 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook will be taking part in a town hall-style interview later today, which will be recorded for MSNBC's 'Revolution: Apple Changing the World' special at Chicago's Lane Tech College Prep High School, talking about Apple's educational efforts and its latest product launches.

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Apple took us to school with iPad at special event demonstration

03/27/2018, 09:03 pm

Though Apple's event appeared to end with the conclusion of the keynote, there was still much more in store for those in attendance. We got an inside look at Apple's hands-on experience labs where they demoed how to integrate iPads, Garageband, and Clips into a teaching curriculum.

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First look: Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support

03/27/2018, 06:03 pm

At Apple's Chicago media event, the company introduced a new 9.7-inch iPad targeting schools with new features like Apple Pencil support and a low price point. We went hands-on with the hardware to see how it performs.

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Apple updates Clips with more content, adds iPhone X facial controls to GarageBand for iOS

03/27/2018, 04:03 pm

Apple piled on to its list of announcements on Tuesday with updates to Clips and GarageBand for iOS, adding a barrage of content to both, and a new feature to the second -- support for the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera.

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Hands on: a walkthrough of the educator-centric Apple Teacher portal

03/27/2018, 02:03 pm

As part of Apple's new education initiative, Apple has refreshed a new e-learning tool for teachers to quickly get up to speed with what Apple offers, and AppleInsider has delved into it a bit.

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Apple intros artistic 'Everyone Can Create' curriculum for teachers

03/27/2018, 01:03 pm

Geared with its new Apple Pencil-compatible budget iPad in mind, Apple has announced "Everyone Can Create," a free curriculum available to teachers looking to build artistic endeavors into their classes.

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Apple discounts new iPad for schools and education customers at $299

03/27/2018, 01:03 pm

In an attempt to make it easier for schools and educational customers to bring iPad into the classroom, Apple is providing its 2018 iPad at a discount, cutting the just-announced tablet from the regular starting price of $329 down to $299.

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Apple's Schoolwork App & ClassKit API let teachers deliver assignments via the Cloud; Classroom coming to Mac

03/27/2018, 12:03 pm

Apple's continued push to make Mac and iPad central to education has been detailed at its 'Field Trip' event, with the Classroom app making the jump from iOS to Mac later this year, as well as a cloud-based Schoolwork app for teachers to provide assignments and handouts to students.

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'Field Trip' schedule emphasizes education focus of Apple event

03/27/2018, 09:03 am

Apple has started to issue itineraries to attendees of its 'Field Trip' event later today, with the schedule further emphasizing the presentation and following sessions will be heavily focused on education-related topics, including teaching students how to code.

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Live from Apple's 'Field Trip' education event in Chicago

03/26/2018, 06:03 pm

Join AppleInsider as we provide live coverage of Apple's "Let's take a field trip" event from Chicago's Lane Tech College Prep High School on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT, 8 a.m. PDT), where the company is expected to discuss educational initiatives and perhaps unveil new hardware.

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Apple and education: Four decades of highs and lows

03/26/2018, 02:03 pm

A continuing theme throughout Apple's history, from early years of Steve Jobs to today, has been education. AppleInsider examines the efforts -- some successful, some not -- to appeal directly to the education market.

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Editorial: Bloomberg spins Apple's Event as a desperate, blind stab for cheap iPads in education

03/24/2018, 05:03 pm

Bloomberg's latest scoop uses Apple's upcoming education event as an opportunity to advance the idea that Google's Chromebooks (and Android tablets!) are taking over new markets while iPads stare into the inky black void of doom. That's wrong, here's why.

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