Nearly 10 percent of students fry their phones in a “party foul” situation. And 8 percent of all students say they’re too blackout drunk to remember exactly how their expensive, shiny smartphones got bricked, lost, cracked, or stolen.
The California State Senate today passed two bills, SB 1052 and SB 1053, designed to provide students at public postsecondary institutions with access to free digital textbooks for popular lower-division courses and to open source the curriculum to facility members.
Seelio, a social network to match college students with cool jobs, has launched its beta to anyone with a .edu email address.
The teenage entrepreneurs behind TappMob have an extreme approach to app design: One button and one bar of text is all you need.
The chances that two college-only social networks would launch in the same week seems pretty low. The chances that both networks would also be backed by big name investors seems even lower. But, that’s exactly what’s happened. Along with Scoop, a mobile app backed by Google CEO Eric Schmidt, CollegeOnly launched today backed by PayPal founder Peter Thiel (who’s also on the board of Facebook).