Saturday, June 23rd 2018

Research

Technology

China Introduces a New Social Credit System

Krystal Chen China will fully implement a “social credit system” that rates citizens on behavior ranging from online speech to expense records in 2020. This...

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...

Reddit Use May Be Good for Mental Health, Study Shows

Sabrina Bui Reddit has gained a notorious reputation online and offline: the website is infamous as a hub for users who support unsavory topics such...

T-Mobile Agrees to Pay $40 Million in Fines Over False Ringtone Charges

Jessica Gang Staff Writer Cellular company T-Mobile agreed to pay $40 million in fines to the U.S. Treasury after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proved that...

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...