News round-up: Apple spotlights Teacher coding Academies (and more)

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, we’ll frequently offer a wrap-up of news items you should check out.

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Apple has posted the latest in a series of stories spotlighting teachers and students using innovative technology in the classroom.

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty says growth of Apple's App Store is accelerating after a previous decline, and that this is due to the a recovery in revenues from China.

According to a Digday report, some publishers including Vice Media and The Stylist Group say they’ve gotten traffic and, more importantly, revenue lifts from Apple News in the last three months. While this is from a small base, for some publishers it signifies that patience with publishing to the platform, which has been widely accepted as good for brand awareness but lagging revenue, is starting to pay off, the article adds.

Advocates who say that companies like Apple lock users into costly repair arrangements are trying to influence a growing debate in Washington over whether giant tech firms have become monopolies, according to Axios.

On the latest episode of MacVoices, Kirstie Tostevin, marketing mnager for FXhome, makes the addition of Foundry’s Camera Tracker to HitFilm official. She explains the capabilities that have been added to the video editor with this update, and what the power a 3D camera tracker adds to their flagship application.