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How iPads, Bob Marley's 'One Love' Help These Autistic High Schoolers Make Sweet Music

How iPads, Bob Marley's 'One Love' Help These Autistic High Schoolers Make Sweet Music | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
On one recent day at PS 177 in Queens, NY, a scene that’s typical this time of year unfolds: the school band plays some holiday tunes in the hallway.
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Amazing music makers.

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Always understated and overlooked.

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Apple used to lag behind in the general business community - but it's changing.
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Apple Spent Over $3B With 7,000 U.S. Small Business Suppliers In 2013 | TechCrunch

Apple Spent Over $3B With 7,000 U.S. Small Business Suppliers In 2013 | TechCrunch | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Today, Apple SVP of Operations Jeff Williams attended a meeting with President Obama following the company's adoption of the White House's 'SupplierPay'..
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Apple taking manufacturing of Mac Pro in the US has supported Small Business.

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'iPhone 6' survives STAB ATTACK. Truly, it is the JESUS Phone

'iPhone 6' survives STAB ATTACK. Truly, it is the JESUS Phone | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Or, this is just a very naughty boy
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I hate the general guesses about Apple products, but this is really interesting from a materials angle. If this is correct, there will be many ways this development will revolutionise a number of industries.

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iPhone Owns Half Of Smartphone Web Traffic In The UK

iPhone Owns Half Of Smartphone Web Traffic In The UK | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
According to analytics firm Chitika, iPhones account for almost half of smartphone web traffic in the United Kingdom, transfering 48.9% of the data on the network, but down from 49.7% in January 2014. Chitika believes that Apple’s dominance will continue in the UK, especially with new iPhones coming later this year. With one or more… Read The Full Article ››
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So, how big is Apple in business?  Projection suggests that it's huge.

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U2 frontman Bono blasts Apple for 'modesty run amok' | Cult of Mac

U2 frontman Bono blasts Apple for 'modesty run amok' | Cult of Mac | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Bono is a tireless promoter of his global AIDs and HIV nonprofit, (RED), but according to the U2 frontman (and, more ignobly, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark
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"Modesty run amok" .  I like that.

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Windows XP Refugees: Have You Considered A MacBook Air Yet?

Windows XP Refugees: Have You Considered A MacBook Air Yet? | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Users of Windows XP (and, to a lesser extent, Windows Vista and 7) have an unhappy upgrade path ahead of them. Windows 8 has been widely criticized for its compromised approach that tries to span desktops and tablets but doesn't work well on either, yet Microsoft shows no immediate sign that it intends to change course. Users…
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Like I said, and I said and I said. But then if you simply hate Apple, you are missing a trick.

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Apple's Cook launches frontal assault on Android: Does the argument hold? | ZDNet

Apple's Cook launches frontal assault on Android: Does the argument hold? | ZDNet | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Apple CEO Tim Cook mocked Android on many fronts. The real game for Apple is denting Android's momentum in China.
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Who would adopt Android in the Public Sector (unless are trying to keep an IT Team active?)

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Apple - iPad in Business - IT Center - Security

Apple - iPad in Business - IT Center - Security | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
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THIS is why I'd advocate at least keeping Apple in mind. Your question was totally incredulous. Friendly advice :  IT Managers should keep options open @BpoolCouncil. 

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iOS 8 vs. Android 4.4: Does Apple finally have the edge?

iOS 8 vs. Android 4.4: Does Apple finally have the edge? | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

Apple has unveiled iOS 8 and it's all about refining the back end and turning developers lose to create new things that, at least in some ways, are sure to emulate Android.

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It always had the edge.

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How Steve Jobs Inadvertently Helped Create The World Wide Web

How Steve Jobs Inadvertently Helped Create The World Wide Web | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Apple co-founder and late CEO Steve Jobs played a role in creating the World Wide Web that many may not have known about.
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The story behind that Olympics opening sequence with TBL and his NEXT computer.

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5 Worst Email Scams Of 2014 You Should Be Aware Of

5 Worst Email Scams Of 2014 You Should Be Aware Of | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

ningWhy work, when you can make a living through deception, fraud and generally shady behavior, right? Wrong. Dead wrong. I'll be honest, I don't like Internet fraudsters. I really don't. They try to take advantage of the trusting nature of honest, decent people in order to make a quick buck. And I don't respect that.…

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Warning .... Warning.... Will Smith (and anyone else who receives eMails)

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Apple beefs up enterprise support in iOS 8 | ZDNet

Apple beefs up enterprise support in iOS 8 | ZDNet | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Craig Federighi called it "something you didn't expect from me" while introducing several new iOS 8 features for Apple enterprise customers.
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Beefing up an already beefy solution. Not a load of old bull at all.

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Public Sector Blog

Public Sector Blog | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

Because He Really Did Care

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Steve Weaver was a ‘photographer’. I later learned he was somewhat accomplished in that field, I hadn’t seen anything of that until my first proper meeting. I heard a rumble about the ICT Department that the CEO wanted a computer for managing his images - many of which were images of Blackpool, and as I realised later, adorned the Council Offices where he worked.

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The Best Free Video Editors For Windows

The Best Free Video Editors For Windows | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Video has become an incredibly common part of everyday life. People take videos on smartphones, upload them via YouTube, and share them on Facebook. You'd think, then, that free video editors would be common, but it turns out the selection is limited for anyone not blessed with Mac OS X (and, as a result, access to…
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You’d think, then, that free video editors would be common, but it turns out the selection is limited for anyone not blessed with Mac OS X (and, as a result, access to iMovie). Here are the five top choices for Windows users.

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That AMAZING Windows comeback: Wow – 0.5% growth in 2015

That AMAZING Windows comeback: Wow – 0.5% growth in 2015 | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Whoooah, my face is going all floppy with the speed
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Is this true.  Puts the future into perspective if so.

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The Reign Of Windows At Work 'Is Coming To An End' And Macs Are Rising Fast

The Reign Of Windows At Work 'Is Coming To An End' And Macs Are Rising Fast | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Apple's PC, the Mac, has never bee dominant in the workplace, until now, according to new research from long-time Microsoft rival, VMware.
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A World where there might be choice?  That'll upset a few!

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FireChat Could Be the First in a Wave of Mesh Networking Apps | MIT Technology Review

FireChat Could Be the First in a Wave of Mesh Networking Apps | MIT Technology Review | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
A startup’s software will let iPhone apps connect phones without the Internet.
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Just imagine (and start planning).  This'll be a worry for some and a boon to others.

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Which? Awards 2014: Waitrose, Apple and GiffGaff Crowned Best in Business

Which? Awards 2014: Waitrose, Apple and GiffGaff Crowned Best in Business | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Waitrose won Best Supermarket, John Lewis won Best Retailer at the Which? Awards 2014
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Oh no, not again.  See, that is why....again and again.  That's why Apple. #toldyouso

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How Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 Compares With The MacBook Air

How Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 Compares With The MacBook Air | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

CleraThe Surface Pro 3 and MacBook Air are built for similar purposes, and here's a look at how they compare.

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Clear, concise and practical review. Surface Pro tries to be too general, and fails at its supposed flexibility. 

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Apple's percentage of enterprise device count surges | ZDNet

Apple's percentage of enterprise device count surges | ZDNet | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

Can http://www.zdnet.com/apples-percentage-of-enterprise-device-count-surges-7000030268/According to a survey, 35 percent of companies say Apple represents 25 percent or more of user devices.

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Can 300 IT Leaders (no, not you @ICTBC) be wrong? 68% expect Apple devices will increase about 25% over the next 3 years.

http://bit.ly/1ppAanN ;-)

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Christchurch, New Zealand now features 3D Imagery - Google Earth Blog

Christchurch, New Zealand now features 3D Imagery - Google Earth Blog | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Thanks to a tip from GEB reader ‘Anthony’, we see that Christchurch, New Zealand is now shown in full 3D thanks to Google’s “3D Imagery“. As with all 3D cities (a list of which can be found on Wikipedia), things look awesome from the air, but get a bit melted when you get in close. …
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Looks like Christchurch hasn't recovered yet then?

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The latest development from Apple's WWDC

The latest development from Apple's WWDC | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

Apple is going to bring out its latest and greatest offerings developments for all the world to see. In 2014, Apple’s products WWDC focused on Apple’s software breakthroughs. iOS8 and OS X were the stars of WWDC 2014.

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Great update......

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Apple, Google, Facebook slugfest in U.S. smartphones

Apple, Google, Facebook slugfest in U.S. smartphones | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Apple is the dominant smartphone vendor in the U.S., while Google is the No. 1 smartphone platform and Facebook the top smartphone app.
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Apple No. 1

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Stream to your friends' TVs: Apple bringing peer-to-peer AirPlay to Apple TV via iOS 8

Stream to your friends' TVs: Apple bringing peer-to-peer AirPlay to Apple TV via iOS 8 | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Visitors will soon find it much easier to broadcast via AirPlay to their host's Apple TV, thanks to a new AirPlay peer-to-peer discovery and streaming mechanism slated to debut in iOS 8.
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This is very useful indeed for educational use.  It'll unlock many IT lockdowns preventing access to AppleTV

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Mac OS X Yosemite offers compelling highlights for business users

Mac OS X Yosemite offers compelling highlights for business users | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

..Apple's newly announced Mac OS X Yosemite packs a half-dozen new features business users will grow to appreciate.

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Yosemite looks very promising....

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Apple's WWDC kicks off June 2: What to expect - CNET

Apple's WWDC kicks off June 2: What to expect - CNET | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Updates to iOS and OS X are all but certain at Apple's developers conference, but will there be any surprises? CNET rounds up the latest rumors.
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LOOKS LIKE ALORA, LORA, LORA NEW STUFF.

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