By Brandon Schall, Staff Writer Since the adoption of the Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet rules, better known as net neutrality, by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Feb. 26, 2015, there has been controversy. The FCC adopted the rules on a 3-2 vote and Chairman Tom Wheeler said, […]
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By Samantha Cook, Staff Writer “If something is free, you’re not the customer – you’re the product.” While free for users, Facebook turns its consumer data into a huge profit. Christopher Wylie, a whistleblower from the U.K. consulting firm Cambridge Analytica came forward recently about what he considered to […]
By Joseph Baublitz, Staff Writer Amazon has made headlines recently by requesting proposals for a second headquarters that will be a “full equal” to the Seattle campus. Amazon projects that the new headquarters could add up to up to 50,000 jobs. Pittsburgh is among more than 100 cities all over […]
By Samantha Cook, Staff Writer Over the last few weeks, the Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox have reportedly discussed the sale of many of Fox’s media and entertainment assets to Disney. Though the details of the talks have been confidential, it seems clear that Disney’s ultimate goal is […]
The Internet of Things Takes Over: Are We Sacrificing Our Privacy and Security for Convenience? By Ian Grecco, Staff Writer How society uses the Internet is constantly transforming. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a relatively new concept and uses the Internet to control objects for people’s everyday life. […]