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Pebble launches education project, donates over 4,000 smartwatches to STEM programs

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Dec
2013

Pebble wants its popular smartwatch to have a place in computer science classrooms across the country. The company has announced that it will be donating over 4,000 Pebble watches to STEM-focused education programs that encourage excellence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The watches carry a total value of over $600,000, and are being contributed through an initiative called the Pebble Education Project. Schools taking part in the first round of Pebbles charitable effort include Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Pennsylvania, the University of Virginia, and Virginia Tech.

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