As the metaverse continues to grow, virtual reality is becoming more popular. Elijah Hickman

Meta enforcing personal space rules in VR

Personal space is an important factor in making people feel comfortable. In addition to personal space in the real world, this is now being extended to virtual reality (VR) environments. Because VR strives to make things seem real, personal space violations to one’s personal avatar can be more jarring than similar violations in non-VR video […]

Meta is sued over facial recognition

Meta, the company that owns Facebook, Instagram and many other social media platforms, is one of the most popular technological corporations. Aiming to create a more technology-centered world, Meta’s race to advance technological possibilities is ongoing. However, as technology progresses faster than we have ever seen, privacy concerns begin to arise. Currently, the state of […]

Camille Grochowski | With the new addtion of 5G towers across the nation, many are concerned that the frequencies will tamper with flight controls.

Airlines warn about 5G technology

Executives of major U.S airlines put out a warning for an impending “catastrophic aviation crisis” on Jan. 17 due to AT&T and Verizon deploying 5G service towers near airports. To break down this situation, Daniel Prather, professor of aviation science, explains what 5G is. “5G is the fifth generation mobile network,” Prather said. “It is […]

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Acquisition of Activision studios puts Microsoft ahead of Nintendo

Microsoft announced Jan. 18 that it is acquiring the company Activision Blizzard, a company that owns such popular games as Call of Duty and Overwatch, in an all-cash transaction of $68.7 billion. “When the transaction closes, Microsoft will become the world’s third-largest gaming company by revenue, behind Tencent and Sony,” Microsoft said in a Jan. […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Peacock offers many free shows and movies like "Parks and Recreation" and "Kung Fu Panda."

Streaming services offer free options

Streaming television shows and movies are becoming increasingly common activities. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime video and ,strong newcomer, Disney+ have dominated the field, although some networks have started making their own streaming services to make revenue for themselves, such as HBO Max and the rebranded Paramount+ that was previously CBS All Access. These companies charge […]

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The end of an era: Zoom stock drops over $15 million in market value

A year and a half ago the world was suddenly thrust into a pandemic. Businesses closed, and people were put into lockdown to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus as much as possible. Work was suspended for some non-essential workers, and others adapted to the change through working or attending school remotely. Throughout this […]