Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Tim Cook in celebrating Apple’s „Everyone Can Code“ initiative on Wednesday at the company’s Michigan Avenue store, where a special Today at Apple session got underway.
In a special session titled „One Summer Chicago Student App Showcase“, young coders presented their latest app creations to onlookers with the help of the store’s giant TV display.
Rahm and Cook both took to Twitter to promote the student-centered gig, sharing their photos of participants and members of the public in attendance.
#OneSummerChicago youth are demoing apps they built [...]
Wu-Tang Clan lead member and acclaimed American rapper RZA will host a Music Lab session at Apple’s Union Square store in San Francisco later this month. First spotted by AppleInsider, the the free-to-attend session called „Developing Your Sound with RZA“ will reveal a number of techniques the hip-hop artist uses to produce his music.
Attendees at the January 22 session will begin by brainstorming and sketching out ideas to create their music story and sound profile. Then they’ll get to grips with GarageBand for iPad Pro and ROLI Blocks, which will help them learn how RZA developed his trademark beats, which revolutionized hip-hop in the 1990s. [...]
Apple iTunes Chief Eddy Cue will attend the Pollstar Live! 2018 Conference where he will sit down for a QA session with Variety Executive Music Editor Shirley Halperin, Variety reported today.
Cue’s official title is vice president of Internet Software and Services, and he oversees both iTunes and Apple Music along with Apple Pay, Maps, iCloud services, Apple’s video efforts, and more.
„Eddy Cue and his team at Apple have changed the way we listen to music, played a transformative role in artist discovery, and ignited the passion of music fans,“ said Ray Waddell, president, Media & Conferences, for Oak View Group, producers of Pollstar [...]