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Google guest speaker introduces new cloud platform to CSUN students

man in white t shirt speaks to a class
Jacob Pascua April 3, 2018

Josh Gwyther, the west coast’s Head of Customer Engineering for Google Cloud, spoke to students about their developing database platform.   Gwyther has worked for Google over two years, approaching...

The rise of a visual-based language

Illustration shows a texting conversation entirely using emojis
Anthony Martinez February 21, 2017

In a digital age with more technology-based communication, one language has been adapted to suit the modern world’s ever-changing means of relaying information. This language does not contain any...

Students learn from innovative minds in the 4th Annual Art of Innovation Conference

Business students shown speaking with panelist
Han Byol Yi October 17, 2016

What seemed like professors ready to give a lecture, was actually a group of innovative minds from tech companies who wanted to share stories of their success and past failure, at the 4th Annual Art of...

Tech Tuesday: Return of Guitar Hero

Zivix software engineer Jason Nelson plays a round of Guitar Hero on a Zivix Headliner digital guitar, March 1, 2009, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Glen Stubbe/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)
Wahid Lodin April 28, 2015

After five year of being absent from the video game world, the publisher of the critically-acclaimed music game, "Guitar Hero", announced it will be bringing back the hit guitar game. The new entry in...

Self-taught CSUN student offering free course

Photo credit: Raul Martinez
Keila Vizcarra April 25, 2015

Follow @KeilaViz_ // Junior Ibram Uppal’s hard work paid off when an online course he created attracted over 1,000 and counting. His course, The Comprehensive Guide to Swift, teaches users...

Streaming services bring favorite shows to multiple screens

Streaming services bring favorite shows to multiple screens
Lauren Rife April 23, 2015

Lauren Rife / Staff Writer Follow @lauren_rife Between Amazon Prime, Netflix and Hulu Plus, it may be hard to figure out which streaming service is worth the money. Each service offers something...

Cyber security: A growing industry in internet age

Daniel Dell-Cornejo April 3, 2015

Members of CSUN’s Alumni Association convened on Thursday evening in the USU’s Grand Salon for a panel on cyber security, information systems and policy-making with regards to technology. The...

Stereotypes portrayed in apps

Stereotypes portrayed in apps
Adriana Celis March 4, 2015

Owning a smartphone isn’t all that it's cracked up to be. While it has become the must-have piece of technology, we can do without some of the smaller parts that make it so desirable: apps. In an...

LACI@CSUN teaches students how to protect business ideas with its CEO speaker series

Lauren Rife February 21, 2015

Intellectual property attorney, Jeff Joyner informed CSUN students, faculty and alumni about legally protecting their business ideas Thursday at the USU for LACI@CSUN.This talk is apart of the "CEO speaker...

Tech Tuesday: Don’t waste money buying a new laptop, upgrade your old one

(Bay Area News Group/MCT)
Wahid Lodin February 17, 2015

As laptops grow older they become slower, this isn’t news to anyone. However, most people don’t know it is always cheaper to upgrade your old laptop instead of buying a new one. Upgrading your five-year-old...

Tech Tuesday: Sling TV against other streaming devices

The Sling Media Sling Box lets you watch your TV from any broadband-connected, Windows XP computer - your laptop in Lichtenstein or your desktop in Dallas. (Handout/MCT)
Wahid Lodin February 10, 2015

In the last decade, TV watchers witnessed the changing landscape to a digital era. Streaming services such as Netflix became a game changer and ushered in a new form of TV and movie entertainment. Cord...

Tech Tuesday: How Microsoft’s Windows 10 Competes with Apple

Photo Credit: (Microsoft/ MCT)
Wahid Lodin January 27, 2015

    Microsoft put on its sparring gloves at its press event, Wednesday. The tech company revealed its newest software, Windows 10. The event proved to be most impressive is two aspects:...

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