Dale Lee, CBU's director of information and security projects, sent a warning email to students Sept. 6.

CBU’s ITS team working to fight against phishing scam

Early September, California Baptist University’s Information Technology Services Department sent an email out to CBU students informing them that they are working on dealing with phishing scams that have compromised several LancerNet accounts. As October is Cybersecurity Awareness month, students should be ever-vigilant. Phishing emails are emails attempting to get personal information including passwords and […]

Alphabet expanding drone delivery services across United States

This is a time of rapid technological advancement, and the COVID-19 pandemic put certain technologies at a higher demand and speed-ran their development.  One technological innovation that is being expanded in the U.S. is drone delivery services, which will decrease the number of in-person deliveries needed and requested, something that could be appealing to some […]

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 […]

Photo illustration by Elijah Hickman | Banner | Many cellphone cameras are now equipped with virtual reality capabilities.

Smartphone camera technology is continuing to advance

As phone technology advances, so do their photographic capabilities. Some people may have noticed that the cameras on many newer smartphones may have dual, triple or quad rear cameras, meaning they have more than just one camera lens, some as many as four. Having multiple lenses on cameras allow for a better change of distance, […]

Claire Grimes | Banner | Daily traffic on the CA-91 freeway can contribute to poor air quality.

UC Riverside fights pollution with new air quality study

Riverside is paving the way toward improving the environment. University of California Riverside’s latest project is a study of the environmental impacts of goods movement (shipping) in Inland Southern California  The California Attorney General’s Office Automobile Emissions Research and Technology Fund has granted UCR $2 million to conduct this research. This study consists of tracking […]

Photo Illustration by Claire Grimes | The Banner

Facebook and Ray-Ban release smart glasses, Ray Ban Stories

The wave of smart technology is here. What began as smartphones has spread to smartwatches, smart speakers, smart home devices and now, as of Sept. 8, we have smartglasses. Facebook has partnered with Ray-Ban to release smart glasses in a new line called Ray-Ban Stories. These glasses, which come as sunglasses or reading glasses, have […]