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Google and Microsoft compete via video game streaming services

For consumers, being able to open their phone, bring out a controller and play the newest Call of Duty game on the go was just a pipe dream, but now Google and Microsoft are promising major advancements to gaming-on-the-go with new game streaming services. PCs and consoles are expensive. Google’s newest gaming project, called Stadia, […]

Dylan Stewert, senior healthcare administration major, play a boxing simulation game on his VR while spending time with friends.

Using VR to battle the pandemic

Technology that, a few years ago, was used for little more than to play games and give some people headaches may now save lives. Virtual Reality technology is more important than ever as the United States searches for a cure for COVID-19. ReasearchAndMarkets.com compiled the “Global Virtual Reality Market Report 2020” in early September. They […]

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Amazon recieves approval to begin drone-delivery system

These days, consumers expect deliveries in record time, but Amazon is about to start rolling out what is potentially the fastest and most effective delivery system of all time. The Federal Aviation Administration approved Amazon’s new drone delivery program in early September, allowing Jeff Bezos’ industry giant to move forward with this technology. Amazon has […]

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School of Business extends reach of Leadership Studies Program

Starting this semester, CBU’s Leadership Studies Program will be hosted by the Robert K. Jabs School of Business, and they have big plans for it. They want a wide reach for the program, as anyone can benefit from strong leadership skills. Dr. Gaynell Vanderslice, assistant professor of business management and the new program director for […]

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Mario celebrates 35th anniversary

Everyone’s favorite plumber wearing overalls and a signature red hat turned 35 this Sept. 13. Super Mario Brothers, Nintendo Entertainment’s flagship video game character, celebrates a long life with a trip through Mario’s most classic moments. In a recent CNN interview, Shigeru Miyamoto, Mario’s Japanese creator, said he chose to create a character that might […]

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Microsoft in talks to buy social media app TikTok despite security concerns

Many companies have expressed their desire to buy or buy a portion of the popular Chinese-made short video-sharing social media platform TikTok.  President Donald J. Trump considered banning the platform in the United States altogether after security issues were brought into question, but he has since given his blessing to Microsoft to buy out the […]

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Apple’s app store raises controversy

The makers of the popular video game “Fortnite” accused Apple of monopolistic actions Aug. 13 after the game broke terms of service to bypass Apple’s 30% cut of all in-app profits.  Epic Games, “Fortnite’s” publisher, said 30% is unreasonable. While previously players could buy “v-bucks,” “Fortnite’s” in-game currency, through the App Store, Epic added a […]