Here’s how Apple’s celebrating International Women’s Day

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Apple has teamed up with a nonprofit to help teach young women to code.
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To coincide with International Women’s Day, Apple has partnered with the nonprofit “Girls Who Code.” The partnership aims to expand learning opportunities for young women.

To do this, Apple is providing its Swift-focused “Everyone Can Code” curriculum to club leaders across the U.S. to help expand the number of coding clubs. This will ultimately benefit up to 90,000 young women.

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Apple has paid out a whole lot to Euro developers.
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Apple teams with nonprofit to help underrepresented groups enter tech industry

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Apple wants to teach the world to code.
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Apple is partnering with Dream Corps to help men and women from “underrepresented backgrounds [to] find success in the tech sector.”

The Oakland, California-based nonprofit is behind the initiative #YesWeCode. This project aims to increase opportunities in tech companies. With Apple’s support, it’s now got a tech giant in its corner.

Score sweet deals on apps and gear for Presidents Day [Deals]

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Ring in Presidents day with big savings on cloud storage, wireless charging, and more.
Ring in Presidents Day with big savings on cloud storage, wireless charging and more.
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Looking for a reason to celebrate on Presidents Day? We’ve got it, in the form of a pair of roundups of awesome gear, software and lessons, all at big discounts. From a cloud hub to a sleek wireless charger and more, read on for details.

Today at Apple adds 50 new sessions in expanded formats

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'Today at Apple,' artists try to make a living.
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Apple is expanding its slate of Today at Apple sessions with 50 new classes that offer free educational experiences for iPhone, iPad and Mac users.

Today at Apple first started at Apple store in 2017, providing 18,000 free sessions a week that have been attended by millions of people around the world. With the new sessions, Apple is expanding on its most popular sessions, giving participants more opportunities to create and explore with their products.

Tynker Junior teaches kids to code before they can read

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Your little ones can start using Tynker from as young as 4.
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The ability to code is becoming an increasingly important skill, and the sooner you start learning, the better. That’s why you should introduce your little ones to Tynker Junior, the app that teaches them the fundamentals of coding from as young as four.

Inspired by the award-winning Tynker programming language, which has been used by over 60 million kids worldwide, the new iPad app uses puzzles and games to make learning fun and easy.

4 ways to boost your tech skills for less than $25 [Deals]

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We've rounded up 4 ways to boost your personal or professional skills, from social media marketing to graphic design and way beyond, each for under 20 bucks.
We've rounded up 4 ways to boost your personal or professional skills, from social media marketing to graphic design and way beyond, each for under 20 bucks.
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It’s never a bad idea to make yourself more appealing to potential employers. But there are so many skills to learn, from coding, to graphic design, to Excel, and on and on, it can be hard to know where to start, and education is often expensive. So we’ve rounded up courses that cover all of the above and more, all for less than 20 bucks. Take a look, and pick the ways you want to boost your resume.

New line of free Apple seminars will make your brain bulge

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Apples Stores will sell you the iPads and Apple Pencils. "Today at Apple" will show how to use them.
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More than 60 new sessions to teach Apple users how to get the most creatively from their apps and devices will be added to the “Today at Apple” program, the company announced in New York today.

Held at Apple Stores around the world, the sessions offer primers on essential hardware and software in the Apple ecosystem. Each workshop is headed by local creative professionals teaching coding, digital drawing, photography, video and making music.

Learn lifelong lessons in coding, design and more from hundreds of courses [Deals]

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Score a lifetime membership to Stone River's eLessons in coding, animation, and lots more.
Score a lifetime membership to Stone River's eLessons in coding, animation, and lots more.
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When it comes to technology – whether it’s coding, design, animation, or anything else that involves computers – there’s always more to learn. But time can feel like it’s in short supply, so there’s real value in being able to learn at your own pace.

Score an 11-course education in computer science [Deals]

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Get the education in computer science you missed with this massively discounted lesson bundle.
Get the education in computer science you missed with this massively discounted lesson bundle.
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Coding, app development and computer science in general are some of the most marketable skills you can earn. So it’s easy to wish you’d studied computer science in college. But if you didn’t, this massive bundle of lessons can help you get caught up.