Saturday, September 21st 2019

Tech Companies Are Consolidating Like Crazy

Sandra Lee In the United States, tech giants like Amazon and Facebook are acquiring small businesses at a rapid pace — in other words, they...

Sonos: How a Santa Barbara-based Speaker Company Competes with Tech Giants

Raymond Matthews When thinking about pioneering technologies, one usually looks to the innovative landscape of Silicon Valley. However, Santa Barbara has its own claim to...

Smartphone Review: Apple, Samsung, and Huawei

Steven Jin With a new iPhone and dozens of new Samsung Galaxy models being released every year, choosing a device out of the myriad of...

“FoxFi” App Provides a Solution for Android WiFi Sharing

Tomas Palpallatoc Staff Writer FoxFi is an often overlooked app that is available through the Google Play Store. Although it has recently lost its ability to...

Zab Zab: The Ultimate House Party App

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer Zab Zab, a new app that connects party-goers with party hosts, is coming to UCSB. Derived from the Polish word zabawa, meaning...

Julia: A Solution to the Two-Language Programming Problem

Matt Shamshoian Python. C++. C. R. This blur of programming languages can get a little confusing, even for the most seasoned computer scientists. The confusion...

Drone Use in the Entertainment Industry and Beyond

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Ever since drone usage has increased in the military, they have been viewed as instruments that push the boundaries of science and...

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...

Student Email Accounts Moving from Office 365 to Google Suite

Victoria Penate Staff Writer The UCSB U-Mail Migration Project Team will transition all student email accounts from Office 365 onto Connect Google Suite for Education between...

UCSB Hyperloop Team Showcases Innovative Hyperloop Design

Jessica Gang Staff Writer Theta Tau (UCSB’s co-ed engineering fraternity) presented “An Evening with Hyperloop,” an event designed to showcase the UCSB Hyperloop Team’s newest designs...