Apple has introduced a volume purchase program for schools looking to buy applications for students' iPhones, iPod Touches, or iPads, InformationWeek reports. The App Store Volume Purchase Program was introduced Aug. 9 on the site for iOS developers. iOS is the operating system that ships with the iPad and the latest iPhone and iPod Touch. The new program lets U.S. educational institutions buy apps in volume for distribution to students and faculty. In addition, developers can elect to offer special education pricing for their apps, when purchased in volume. Schools are a major customer base for Apple, which has offered...

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Denny Carter

Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i