USC has recently teamed up with New York based TouchAppMedia and 2tor,Inc. to introduce the first mobile app for higher education. It rolls an assortment of technologies resembling Skype, Facebook, and Twitter into a virtual school experience. Video chat with a classmate on the bus, receive push notifications when a professor posts a new grade, share notes on the course “wall.” It’s the most portable development coming out of USC’s successful online masters degree program in teaching, dubbed MAT@USC.
If these numbers stay constant throughout the rest of the year, Google stands to add 99 million Android users to its stable. There’s a good chance that these numbers won’t stay constant however, as Google just announced 400,000 activations per day at Google I/O in May. That’s a massive increase in just two months.