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A new video profiles Essa Academy, a once struggling school in one of the most disadvantaged areas of England. According to the latest Consumer Reports reader survey, Apple tops the list of brand-name computer manufacturers for the quality of its tech support, far surpassing other large companies. Apple announced that it will hold its annual
Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) June 10 through June 14 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2013 second quarter ended March 30, 2013, posting revenue of $43. Bloomberg West profiles Ed Summers, who, as head of accessibility at international software company SAS, “has made it his mission to help other visually impaired people unlock the power of the iPad. Laptop Magazine has awarded Apple the top prize in
its Best Brands feature for the fourth year in a row, placing first in five of the eight categories it measures. Across the United States, teachers are using iPad and other tablets to reinvent the presentation and management of educational material. Apple has announced the launch of the iBookstore in Japan. The iBookstore has a wide selection of emerging and established authors, including Shyotaro Ikenami, Jiro Akagawa, Atsuko Asano, and Ryu Murakami. With an eye toward helping students navigate the digital world, Burlington High School outside Boston adopted the iPad one-to-one program, which provides every student with an iPad. Apple announced that iTunes U has reached a new milestone — over one billion content downloads. iTunes U features the world’s largest online catalog of free educational content from top schools and prominent libraries, museums, and organizations.