Wednesday, October 16th 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...

Student App Encourages People to Go “Owt”

Jack Shea Staff Writer Isla Vista is unique in its party scene, where one might find themselves dashing between four or five events in a single...

New Apps Help Students and Schools Combat Sexual Assault

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor From kindergarten to college, schools are starting to embrace the use of smartphone apps to protect students against sexual assault....

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...

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...

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...

Google Tightens Hold on Digital Ad Industry With New Policy of Automatically Blocking Ads

Jessica Gang Staff Writer On Feb. 15, Google implemented a new ad-blocking policy that aims to automatically block ads that fail to comply with the new...

Professor Rod Garratt Discusses Cryptocurrency and the Decline of Cash

Minh Hua Staff Writer Last Wednesday, student-run organization Blockchain at UCSB hosted a discussion that UCSB Professor Rod Garratt led about the role central banks could...

Yuval Noah Harari Warns UCSB Algorithms are Taking Over

Ariel Dankner Yuval Noah Harari, Israeli professor at the Department of History of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and author of the international bestseller "Sapiens:...