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Greenwich Village Encourages Residents to #ShopBleecker

Greenwich Village Encourages Residents to #ShopBleecker

By Alyssa Kelly, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

During the month of November, shops on Bleecker St. will have special discounts and raffles to boost local business for the neighborhood.

Power Shifts in the Music Industry

Power Shifts in the Music Industry

By Satish Reginald, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

The internet has allowed independent musicians to flourish like never before, but are musicians still bound to working with major labels to achieve large scale success?

Staff Rants Feb. 8-14

Staff Rants Feb. 8-14

By WSN Staff

February 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Another edition of staff rants: we promise the staff are nicer than they appear.

IT Mixup Temporarily Forfeits Students’ Administrative Control

IT Mixup Temporarily Forfeits Students’ Administrative Control

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Students with Android phones were asked to accept a list of privacy-invading terms and conditions when they logged into their NYU gmail account.

There Are No Facts Left to Check in 2016

There Are No Facts Left to Check in 2016

By WSN Editorial Board

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

People who are running to be the next leader of the free world should not necessitate constant fact checking — ideally, there would be some truth to the messages they espouse.

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

By Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Both people and the websites they visit must be willing to take action in the interest of online security.

Google Puts Fashion at Your Fingertips

Google Puts Fashion at Your Fingertips

By Pamela Jew, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

This NYFW, Google and LiketoKnow.it partnered to make shopping street style even more accessible.

Digital decay must be prevented

Digital decay must be prevented

By Richard Shu, Deputy Copy Chief

February 25, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The problem of digital decay (our files being unreadable in the future because tech software changes so much) should be addressed.

Stern students host interactive campaign for Google on campus

Stern students host interactive campaign for Google on campus

April 28, 2014


Filed under Features

The business students were a part of a group known as 44Four Group. The group hosted the event on April 22 as part of an advertising campaign for Google known as Life, Uninterrupted. The team was advised by Stern professor Jacob Jacoby as part of the Advertising Management class. Jacoby has won accol...

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...

Adam’s Angle: Big data should supplement traditional data collection

Adam’s Angle: Big data should supplement traditional data collection

March 27, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

When it comes to data, big does not always mean better. Businesses, agencies and websites have become obsessed with the excessive collection of information in this age of big data, even though their efforts do not always yield functional results. A recent scientific article aptly used the term “big data h...

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...

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