Dial “A” for Alexa

By: Victoria Linney Amazon Echo is a hands free speaker that is controlled by your voice.[1] Echo answers to the name Alexa, and plays music, reads audiobooks aloud, gives headlines, and does so much more.[2] But, is one of Alexa’s “skills” the ability to help solve a...

Your Personal Web History Could Soon Be for Sale

By: Brad Stringfellow, Voting down strict party lines, the Republican-majority Senate recently threw out FCC rules which would have provided consumers with more privacy from Internet Service Providers (ISPs).1 As it stands, ISPs such as Comcast are on an even playing...

Snapchat IPO: A Cautionary Tale

By: Courtney Gilmore,   The much-anticipated public offering has finally been filed as of February 2.[1] Snapchat, formally known as Snap Inc., has officially requested a spot on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SNAP.[2] The company took advantage...

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

By: Lindsey McLeod   “Put your money where your mouth is” realized a modern meaning in this past week as individuals concerned about President Trump’s travel ban donated to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) as a means of voicing their objection.[1] The ACLU...
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