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MOINUDDIN: The Looming Shadows of Tech Giants

MOINUDDIN: The Looming Shadows of Tech Giants

As Georgetown University students, our daily interactions with technology span a wide array of products and companies. We use Facebook to keep tabs on friends, Google’s search engine for daily questions and Microsoft’s software for productivity purposes.   Yet, even with this interaction, we need to pause and ask ourselves[Read More…]

by March 27, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Two-Thirds of University Email Accounts Targeted by Phishing Scam

About 14,000 Georgetown email accounts were targeted within an hour by a widespread phishing scam involving fake Google Docs invitations Wednesday, leading some students and faculty to inadvertently compromise their accounts, according to Georgetown Chief Information Officer Judd Nicholson. Two-thirds of Georgetown email accounts were targeted by the nationwide scam, making it the[Read More…]

by May 3, 2017 0 comments News, News - Top
Click Here — Your Fake News Update

Click Here — Your Fake News Update

As each of us wakes up in the morning, most likely to a generic jingle that has been preprogramed onto our smart phone, we cannot deny that one of our first tasks of the day is to check the notifications we have missed while we were asleep. Before even getting[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Why Google is Invisible

Why Google is Invisible

As November begins, many Georgetown students are fixating on their futures. Whether they are looking for summer internships, research positions or full-time employment, there is no shortage of eager Hoyas on the cusp of answering the perennial question of what they want to be when they grow up. While many[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Google released the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones including Google Assistant, which the company claims is better than the iPhone's Siri.

Google Pixel Met With Optimism at GU

Google released its new Pixel and Pixel XL phones this Thursday, Oct. 20, to much anticipation within the Georgetown community. Students and faculty, after having mixed reviews for the latest releases of Google competitor Apple Inc. earlier this year — the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2 — were generally[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 1 comment Business, Business - Top
Google vs. Apple: Why Their Competition Is Good For You

Google vs. Apple: Why Their Competition Is Good For You

Autumn is known as the season of endless midterms, overpriced Starbucks specialty drinks, sweater weather and, most importantly, new phone releases. While die-hard iPhone users are adjusting to Apple’s questionable decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7, Android enthusiasts are anticipating the late-October release of the Google[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
HOCHBERG: Backseat Drivers Welcome

HOCHBERG: Backseat Drivers Welcome

One of Google’s first self-driving cars almost got a ticket for the first time last week when it traveled 24 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone. Police approached the pulled-over car but did not know how to react upon realizing there was no driver to ticket.[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

The Dubious Ethics of Self-Driving Cars

Golden rays of sunshine stream through the mountaintops, illuminating the rugged contours of the ocher-hued landscape. Past the curves of the road and peeking between trees lies a glimpse of frothy waves lapping against a pristine sandbar. Paradise, also known as the Pacific Coast Highway, spans the gorgeous coastline of[Read More…]

by January 22, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

What’s Your Social Network?

Facebook You’re mainstream, but not ashamed. You have a penchant for stalking people you barely know and assessing their personalities based on their tagged pictures. You don’t mind using popular aspects of those “other” social networking sites such as hashtags and memes. You have everything you need right here, so why go[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 0 comments The Guide

BERHIE: A New Big Brother For the 21st Century

Google proudly announced in an email to all of it’s users, “We’re getting rid of over 60 different privacy policies across [the company] and replacing them with one that’s a lot shorter and easier to read.” The change in Google’s privacy policies will go live March 1. The multinational corporation[Read More…]

by January 30, 2012 0 comments Opinion