Wednesday, October 16th 2019

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....

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...

Spotify Listed on the New York Stock Exchange

Mia Pollini Staff Writer As of April 3, Swedish music streaming service Spotify is finally trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol...

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...

Sony’s PlayStation4 Makes Good On Promises, Delivers Solid Mix of New and Old

Matt Mersel Science & Technology Editor We here at The Bottom Line’s Science & Technology section have spent a substantial amount of time on the newest...

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...

Pay with Amazon Expands to Other E-Commerce Platforms

Samantha Stopol Amazon announced on April 4 the expansion of Amazon Payments to more third-party websites, a move that puts their payment services in direct...

Windows 10: The Breakdown

By Gwendolyn Wu AS Beat Reporter For most PC users of Windows 7, 8, or 8.1, a small Windows icon hovered in their desktop windows tray for...

Turkey Creates State-Backed Cryptocurrency “Turkcoin”

Jacob Wong Student investors at UCSB looking for the next hot Bitcoin or Ethereum, look no further: cryptocurrency is coming to Turkey. Dubbed “Turkcoin,” the...

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...