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  • Apple stays in school, donating 54,500 iPads to students and teachers

    Apple stays in school, donating 54,500 iPads to students and teachers

    Ever since Steve Jobs brought the Apple II to the classroom, Apple has created and distributed tech to win over young users where they first learn about computers and coding, their schools. The company announced a continuation of that legacy today at a press event in San Francisco. There, CEO Tim Cook announced that Apple is donating an iPad and a Mac to 4,500 teachers, and iPads to more… Read More

  • Muzik Starts Selling Headphones With One-Touch Social Sharing, Raises $10M In Funding

    Muzik Starts Selling Headphones With One-Touch Social Sharing, Raises $10M In Funding

    Audio accessory startup Muzik is launching its product after two years of design and gearing up production, making the Muzik smart over-ear headphones available to consumers today for $299 and a ship date ahead of the holidays. The headphone maker has also raised an additional $10 million to help bring its product to market. The smart part of the Muzik headphones revolves around four hot… Read More

  • Apple’s ConnectED Program Participation Brings Macs, iPads And More To Underserved Schools

    Apple’s ConnectED Program Participation Brings Macs, iPads And More To Underserved Schools

    Apple’s $100 million commitment to President Obama’s ConnectED program has resulted in Macs, Apple TV, and iPads being introduced to 114 schools, the bulk of which cater to students who qualify for free or discount lunch programs, meaning the investment is overwhelmingly going to school boards that wouldn’t necessarily be able to supply their own Macs or iPads for teachers… Read More

  • Connected Raises $500K For Contact Management Application

    Connected, a startup that manages all of your personal relationships on the web, has raised $500,000 in funding led by Trinity Ventures with 500 Startups, Ignition Partners, Christopher Michel, Michael Hoydich, and Mark Gray participating. Via a web app, Connected integrates with Gmail, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google Contacts, Google Calendar, and Google Voice to become a personal… Read More

  • Connected Adds A Comprehensive Personal Relationship Manager To Gmail

    When Salesforce bought personal relationship manager Etacts last year, it subsequently shut it down, which angered many of its loyal users. Today, Connected is launching to fill the gap that Etacts left. Connected is similar in a lot of ways to Gist, except that it hyper-focuses on your relationships within Gmail. Via a web app, Connected integrates with Gmail, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter… Read More