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iTunes Social Accounts Have Been Scrubbed As The Iconic Music App Inches Closer To Its End

The end of iTunes could be near as rumors that Apple is getting rid of the popular music platform continue to loom. Bloomberg recently reported that the tech giant will announce its plans to nix the 16 year- old music platform at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Now things are looking like a bad break up as the iTunes Facebook and Instagram pages have had all of their content and images removed. All posts, images and videos have been migrated over to the Apple TV’s Facebook and Instagram pages, according to Mac Rumors. If Apple does decide to completely get rid of iTunes, it highlights a shift in focus to Apple TV Plus, the company’s upcoming video streaming service. Earlier this year, Apple announced a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create a lineup of original content. Prince Harry will also join Oprah and the company in creating a docuseries on mental health , as part of his previous work in the royal family’s Heads Together campaign. Apple is also set to...

Arriana McLymore

Jun 3, 2019

Dream Corps is Partnering with Apple To Train More Coders

Apple’s is launching a new partnership with Dream Corps, an Oakland based non-profit working to solve social justice issues and provide opportunities to minorities and marginalized groups. Dream Corps was founded by CNN’s Van Jones in 2015 as a multi-issue organization that combines social justice, environmental activism, criminal justice reform and tech education. The organization launched its #YesWeCode program to provide underrepresented communities with access to tech jobs at major companies around the country. Apple is partnering with the initiative to provide curriculum, technology and professional support to #YesWeCode cohorts.  Apple will train cohorts to use its Swift programming language. “I see Dream Corps as a peace corps for the American Dream,” Dream Corps CEO Vien Truong said in a press release. “It’s about making sure that we can help support people who lived or grew up in communities like mine. And this partnership with Apple will help unlock the untapped genius and...

Arriana McLymore

Feb 21, 2019