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The poor get poorer and the rich get richer with Apple's iPad-based textbooks

2 years agoTechnology : Open Source

Apple’s new iBooks textbooks will widen the digital gap between the educational haves and have-nots.
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Apple Announces iBook 2, A New Textbook Experience For The iPad

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

"Education is deep in our DNA, and it has been since the very beginning," said Phil Schiller, Apple's SVP of Worldwide Marketing. On that thought Apple just announced iBooks 2. This move is centered around reinvent the textbook. Sch... Read Post

Apple partners with DK, Pearson, McGraw Hill and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for textbooks

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

At its education focused event today in NYC, where it announced iBooks 2, digital textbooks and iBooks Author, Apple also announced that it is partnering with textbook makers Pearson, McGraw... Read Post

Houghton Mifflin, McGraw Hill, Pearson First Textbook Publishing Partners For Apple’s iBooks 2

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Today at Apple's education event, the company introduced iBooks 2, a textbook platform that effectively transforms $200 textbooks into iPad apps at a much more reasonable price. But of course, a textbook platform isn't worth a thing... Read Post

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