Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Link-State hacker conference echos CWRU technological prowess

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter
October 14
Filed under News

Everyone at Case Western Reserve University knows how pervasive the technology culture is here. From the slightly manic way that the word “research” tends to float around on campus, to the ceaseless prizes that the university seems to rack up for innovation, much about CWRU screams “geek haven.” ...

The secret to business success

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor
January 7
Filed under CES 2015

If you want to learn about innovation, marketing and entrepreneurship, there is nowhere better than the International Consumer Electronics Show, held annually in Las Vegas, NV. There are lessons to be learned from the hundreds of conference sessions and keynotes to help businesses at every level. The basic...

Oculus Rift Crescent Bay Hands On

Oculus Rift Crescent Bay Hands On

Joseph Satterfield, Web Editor
January 7
Filed under CES 2015

Oculus VR brought the latest prototype of their popular Rift headset to the CES show floor. This new prototype, given the code name Crescent Bay, added full three dimensional head tracking and built in audio output to the headset while improving the already impressive screen used to create the virtual rea...

CES Hub

CES Hub

January 2
Filed under CES 2015, Top Stories

The Observer, in coordination with Ignite TV, will be covering the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas from January 6 to January 9. This annual event draws in businesses and entrepreneurs from 140 countries to exhibit their products at the show or to take part in conference sessions...

CWRU alumni create healthcare tracking platform; will showcase at Consumer Electronics Show

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor
December 30
Filed under CES 2015, Uncategorized

A business usually begins with the idea. The perfect product or service to fill a market need. But sometimes, like in the case of SpiroSano, the business began with a great partnership. Jacob Glenn and Radu Iancu worked together and found that they made a great team. Glenn had a strong business sense, ...

Skipping a Generation

Skipping a Generation

Joseph Satterfield, Web Editor
December 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Tech

Windows 10 looks to unify phones, tablets and PCs

Read more »

GoPro’s Hero camera line

Ettore Fantin-Yusta, Editorial Contributor
December 22
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Tech

Releasing the Hero 4 series is GoPro’s first big move after their initial public offering earlier this year. This series includes three cameras, at very different price points. They include the Hero 4 black, Hero 4 silver and the Hero. The Hero 4 black edition is their most top of the line camera priced...

Make a resolution to code in the new year

Kathleen Wieser, Executive Editor
December 15
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Tech

With winter break right around the corner, many of you may be looking for a new year's resolution to give you a little push towards your long-term goals in 2015. For you non-computer science majors, one you may want to consider is the initiative put together by Code.org to inspire students across the...

Facebook Hits 1 Billion Users

Owen Bell, Games and Tech Reporter
October 13
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games

So, here we are. Facebook has one billion active users. Not 800 million people and 200 million accounts just to boost Farmville scores, but one billion actual people now using Facebook. What does that number actually mean? It means that because of Facebook, the Internet is now the way that we commun...

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source
tech