Apple may have already lost the battle to Google for a new generation of students

Chromebooks accounted for 58 percent of the 12.6 million mobile computing devices shipped to primary and secondary schools in the U.S. in 2016 — up from 50 percent in 2015.

A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.

When I worked for Apple in the ’90s, there was a constant push to put Apple computers in schools so students would be more likely to become Apple

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