Launched only 13 months ago, for-profit online educational organization Udacity has seen its 1,000th student graduate from a current total enrollment of 10,000 across 168 countries. It has also accepted a $105 million investment, giving it a $1 billion valuation. Udacity offers plenty of incentives for students to finish their programs, including giving graduates half of their tuition back.
A number of users have been complaining that Outlook, Microsoft’s desktop client, has been crashed following the company’s recent monthly release of security patches. It’s not immediately clear which of the patches is causing the issue.
Facebook released its newest app, Notify, currently only available on iOS in the US. Notify will send a notification to users whenever a participating publisher posts a story, video or other content. Like on Twitter, this allows users to get their news in real-time, rather than just happening upon it whenever it shows up on a personal feed.