Friday, November 22nd 2019

Coin, The Programmable Credit Card

Julian Levy Staff Writer Coin, an electronic card that can store and dynamically emulate your credit, bank, and rewards cards, may lighten your wallet in more...

Facebook Removes Blueprints for 3D Printed Guns

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter On August 9, Facebook announced that it will remove content from its site that provides instructions for 3D printing firearms. This...

Samsung Impresses Users with Unveiling of Galaxy S9

Ziqiang Zhao Staff Writer Samsung’s Galaxy S9 has attracted much attention from people all over the world since the beginning of 2018, and details of the...

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...

Dojo Security System Could Be the Keystone of Smart Home Security

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Thanks to those at Dojo-labs, pet rocks have more use than ever. The Dojo is a new security technology that monitors the network...

Engineers Design Safer Football Helmets

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Helmets have generally failed their main function, which is to protect the player’s head from brain injury. That was until University of...

Multi-Person Virtual Reality Is Becoming a Reality

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Imagine having a lightsaber battle with your friends using holographic lightsabers or playing “the floor is lava” when...

“Where’s the Bear?” Project Identifies Animals with Digital Cameras and Machine Learning

Victoria Penante A team of professors and students from the UC Santa Barbara Department of Computer Science has developed a system designed to aid ecological...

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...

China Gets Virtually Real

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer After commercials showing people’s reactions when wearing Samsung’s virtual reality headset, VR became a very popular Christmas gift. Not just in the...