Uber is a massive ridesharing service that originated in San Francisco and now operates in multiple countries across the globe. Recent news has been portraying Uber in two very different lights. There is Uber: the new, cheap and convenient way to commute, and then there is Uber: the business destroyer and privacy invader. So which is it? As large and extensive of a company as it is, it is much more complicated than it seems.
Shortly after Elon Musk announces that he is seeking to launch microsatellites to spread affordable internet across the world, Google announces their move to send balloons over Australia. Google’s Project Loon is looking to launch 20 balloons over Australia next month. Google has a vision to spread the internet into rural and remote locations and provide emergency internet when emergency situations occur.
As you can see, Tech Urchin has undergone a major overhaul! Be sure to take a look around and send us a message about what you think! We are excited to release our new look and layout and want to celebrate by doing a little giveaway! Get excited, everyone, because these are no small prizes!
I’ll never forget that day: I had met with three of my best friends, and we were going to while the afternoon away whilst playing the latest videogame. We had heard a lot about the game, and all the reviews had been excellent. What makes me remember that day, however, turned out not to be the game though.
While smartphones have been increasing in one direction, they are slimming up from another perspective. Smartphones are getting thin, and we mean really thin. If you thought that 6.9mm of an iPhone6 was thin… think again.
In April of this year, we talked about Google’s Project Ara (read about it here). Project Ara has become a collaborative platform for a range of engineers and designers to implement their ideas for the ideal modular phone. After a lot of concept mock-ups and tedious design, Project Ara has produced a solid prototype with much more to come.