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iPhone a day keeps the doctors away

iPhone a day keeps the doctors away

By Matthew Tessler, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion

New Apple software is a positive step towards increasing participants in medical studies.

Apple’s fight over payment apps hurts industry

Apple’s fight over payment apps hurts industry

By Matthew Tessler, Staff Columnist

November 11, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The public should not endorse Apple going unchallenged in this sector — competitors should not be denied a chance.

Staff Recommendations: fall food favorites

Staff Recommendations: fall food favorites

November 5, 2014


Filed under Dining, Features

WSN staff members share their picks on the best dishes to enjoy for fall.

Unwarranted criticism for ‘Apple sheep’

Unwarranted criticism for ‘Apple sheep’

By Scarlett Curtis, Staff Columnist

October 30, 2014


Filed under Opinion

People who consistently buy Apple products receive unfair criticisms.

Apple’s efforts strengthen personal privacy

Apple’s efforts strengthen personal privacy

By Tommy Collison

October 7, 2014


Filed under Opinion

For law enforcement hoping to gain more access to private data, Apple's heightened security is a bad thing. For everyone else, it's very good.

iPhone encryption highlights privacy issues

iPhone encryption highlights privacy issues

By Matthew Tessler, Contributing Columnist

October 6, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Apple’s encryptions put more power in the hands of the people by letting individuals assess the balance of privacy and protection alongside the consequences the iPhone 6 has.

U2 album not invasion of privacy

U2 album not invasion of privacy

By Audrey Deng, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2014


Filed under Arts, Music

Was Apple's surprise gift of U2's "Songs of Innocence" an invasion of privacy?

Apple keynote may give new life to Cook’s vision

Apple keynote may give new life to Cook’s vision

By WSN Editorial Board

September 9, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Today's keynote will mark the culmination of Tim Cook's transition from "Steve Jobs's predecessor" to CEO of Apple.

Adam’s Angle: Apple must innovate to maintain technology lead

Adam’s Angle: Apple must innovate to maintain technology lead

May 1, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

  In the markets of countries like the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia and China, most people who will ever own a smartphone already have one. This market saturation means that phone producers will have to either start innovating or competing on price to attract users from the competi...

Adam’s Angle: Diverse acquisitions good business for tech companies

Adam’s Angle: Diverse acquisitions good business for tech companies

April 10, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Facebook’s recent $2-billion acquisition of virtual reality company Oculus Rift has left investors scratching their heads, and not for the first time this year. Few were initially sure why Facebook was willing to pay so much for virtual reality or if WhatsApp was worth $19 billion. Regardless of its ration...

Internet users must protect own data

Internet users must protect own data

March 11, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

South by Southwest, an annual cultural conference held in Austin, Texas, hosted NSA leaker Edward Snowden as a speaker via video feed on March 10. Snowden focused his discussion on how he believes tech companies can best approach the problem of widespread surveillance and data collection. Since Snowden...

Classes made portable with app redesign

Classes made portable with app redesign

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

February 3, 2014


Filed under News

The student-developed app Kipin Hall celebrated the integration of a web-based educational platform into mobile solutions for Apple and Android devices today. The app, which facilitates the classroom experience in a way similar to NYU Classes, has launched at colleges across the country, including NYU...

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