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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020

Uber Plans to Elevate its Services to the Skies

Mia Pollini Staff Writer Transportation technology company Uber recently announced that, by 2020, Los Angeles will be one of the first cities to experience a new...

Fitbit’s FalsePulse

Chelsea Viola Staff Writer FitBit has recently been confronted with allegations that their “PurePulse”  technology is inaccurate. Users may not have been getting accurate readings of...

Firefox 4: A Review

Student reviews Firefox 4.

Blood Flow Measuring Patches Make Waves in Medical Field

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Great advancements have been made in the medical world in recent years. Adding to the growing list of innovation is John Rodgers,...

SpaceX Impresses with the Falcon 9 Rocket

Dylan Goldman Staff Writer After minor difficulties and two delays, SpaceX finally launched a single core of their  anticipated Falcon 9 rocket along with two subsidiary...

Tech Review: Best Applications for Video Calls

Enya BoursContributing Writer Whether it be for work, school, or personal interactions, video calls applications like Zoom and...

UCSB Professor Considers “Virtual Reality Field Trips” in the Journal Science

Eric Long Virtual reality (VR) is often thought of as a gimmick to the gaming industry, but UCSB assistant professor Douglas McCauley feels that it...

Punkt MP01: A Nostalgic Nuance of Nothingness

Matthew Lee Punkt, a Swiss company that specializes in consumer electronics, prides itself on the design of the MP01, a cellular device that focuses on...

New ‘Samsung Pay’ App Coins a Different Way to Pay

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration By Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Samsung may be late to the mobile wallet party, but it sure made a head-turning entrance. Samsung’s new...

Waymo and Uber Settle Up on Theft Lawsuit

Annette Ding Staff Writer Following nearly a year of mudslinging between two of the largest companies in the autonomous vehicle industry, Google and Uber reached a...