Apple Stock News: Class Is In Session

Apple Stock News

For the latest Apple Stock News, AAPL closed at $114.06 on Friday, October 7th, with a 0.15% gain, or $0.17 from its previous close of $113.89 per share.

Benvenuto! Class is in session.  On October 6, 2016 Apple opened its first iOS Developer Academy in the University of Naples Federico II in Naples, Italy. So, why did CEO Tim Cook choose this location? Perhaps Apple’s decision is the result of Tim Cook’s admiration for Naples “entrepreneurial spirit.” Apple’s $11 million investment offers students a 9 month tuition free course designed to teach students how to write codes and launch apps on Apple products. The program received an overwhelming number of applicants. Over 4,000 applicants applied for the program for capacity for 200 students. As a result, Apple is entering partnerships with five other universities in the Campania region plan to expand the program.

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In the year 2016, Android’s market share increased to 75.6% of the market. With these partnerships, Apple is investing its futures in the students to increase Apple’s market share in in Europe.

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