Tag Archive: L.A.


L.A. schools to receive $6.4m from botched iPad deal

The long-running disaster that was the L.A. Unified School District scheme to provide iPads to every student, teacher and campus administrator is apparently over — with Apple among the companies agreeing to pay out a $ 6.4 million settlement. The tentative payout is hopefully the last phase in an aborted $ 1.3-billion plan for the second-largest district […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Top L.A. hospital using HealthKit to monitor 80,000 patients

Apple’s ambitions as a mobile health company took a giant leap forward over the weekend, as HealthKit was connected to more than 80,000 patient files at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. This means that Cedars-Sinai doctors now have the…Read more ›

$1.3 billion L.A. Schools’ iPad dream ends after FBI investigation

The Los Angeles school board has officially shelved the $ 1.3 billion contract that would have provided iPads to every student, teacher and campus administrator in the district. The deal first stalled back in July, after which it was reported that…Read more ›

$1.3b L.A. Schools’ iPad dream ends after FBI investigation

The L.A. school board has officially shelved the $ 1.3 billion contract that would have provided iPads to every student, teacher and campus administrator in the district. The deal first stalled back in July, after which it was reported that former…Read more ›

$1.3b L.A. Schools’ iPad dream ends after FBI investigation

The L.A. school board has officially shelved the $ 1.3 billion contract that would have provided iPads to every student, teacher and campus administrator in the district. The deal first stalled back in July, after which it was reported that former…Read more ›

Apple to build flagship store in historic L.A. district

Apple is looking to open a flagship store in downtown Los Angeles’ historic Broadway Trade Center, reports the Downtown LA Examiner, which claims its heard whispers that Cupertino plans to invade the massive building that nearly occupies an entire city…Read more ›

The new Beats L.A. campus is pimpin’, yo!

Beats may have been acquired by Apple for $ 3 billion earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean that the trendy headphone maker is ready to adopt the white Jony Ive-favored minimalism of Apple just yet. While Apple continues to work…Read more ›

Steve Jobs’ widow competes with Steve Ballmer for L.A. Clippers

Steve Jobs and Steve Ballmer were competitors during their time as CEOs of Apple and Microsoft respectively, and now it seems that the Jobs vs. Ballmer competition continues in an altogether different arena. The competition in question concerns a quest…Read more ›

L.A. School Board Blows Entire $115 Million Tech Budget On iPads

The Los Angeles Board of Education has voted to continue its efforts to provide every student and teacher in the L.A. Unified school district with a computer by approving a new $ 115-million proposal to distribute iPads to 38 more campuses.…Read more ›    [Read More…]