<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usSun, 04 Dec 2016 07:43:00 -0500Sun, 04 Dec 2016 07:43:00 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[What are the Most Instagram-Popular Spots in PA, NJ, DE?]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 12:48:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/10-3-2013-instagram-generic.jpg
Here are the most iconic, geo-tagged spots in Pennsylvania and its neighboring states.

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<![CDATA[Facebook to Invest $20M in Affordable Housing Projects]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:15:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/187265573-facebook-generic.jpg
Facebook said it hopes to attract more contributions and partners to the cause.

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<![CDATA[Deep Learning: Teaching Computers to Predict the Future]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:16:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/atlas-computer.jpg
Researchers have configured computers to predict the immediate future by examining a photograph, NBC News reported. A program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has analyzed 2 million videos to see how...

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<![CDATA[Taking the Plunge: Michael Phelps Looks to Dip Into Tech ]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:30:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mikemikemike.jpg
Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur.

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<![CDATA[Philadelphia-Based Artist to Debut X-Ray Art]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:22:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/XRay+Art+1.jpg
A Temple grad named her medical artwork collection Xray Artistry, and is set to showcase it in her first solo gallery show at Large Format Digital Printing (LFDP) in New Jersey.

Photo Credit: Artwork and Photos by Susan Summerton, MD]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: New Drone Video Shows Apple 'Spaceship' Almost Done]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:41:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/applespaceship.jpg
A new drone video released over the Thanksgiving weekend shows that Apple's new "Spaceship" building in Cupertino is nearly completed.David Sexton, who runs Sexton Videography, made a trip from his hometown...

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<![CDATA[Cyber Monday Preview]]> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 20:57:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cyber-Monday-Generic.jpg
Cyber Monday is about to begin and Lauren Mayk is live in the suburbs of Philadelphia looking at some deals that have already started. Local department stores are already giving out coupons for deals both in the...]]>
<![CDATA[Safety Tips for Online Shoppers Ahead of Cyber Monday]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 19:41:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Amazon+Warehouse+Online+Shopping.jpg
Cyber Monday will bring in masses of online shoppers, but those digitally shopping should beware of certain scams or wifi tricks. Dr. Rob D'Ovidio, associate professor at Drexel University, has some tips...

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<![CDATA[Holiday Toys Go High Tech]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:25:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_hatchimal_1500x845.jpg
From artificial intelligence in Hot Wheels to Barbie's dream smart home controlled through an iPad, this year's gifts for the holidays adapt new technology to add a new spin on traditional toys for children.

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<![CDATA[Gift Guide for Gamers on Your Holiday List]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:40:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/223*120/Game-Splitter.jpg
This holiday season, the ghosts of video games past, present and future will be visiting the gift lists of players everywhere, and we have the hot items to make everyone happy.]]>
<![CDATA[Top Holiday Gifts for Gamers]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:03:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Gifts21.jpg
From hardware to software to desktop gaming, this gallery offers a bit of everything for the game players on your holiday gift list this year.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Users Get $15 Check From Class Action Settlement]]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 21:02:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/facebook-logo2.jpg
Some of Facebook's 1.8 billion users have recently received a $15 check from the social media giant in the mail, leaving many recipients scratching their heads. "Is this check real?" The answer is: Yes.

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<![CDATA[Hackers Hijack Smart Devices, Analysts Warn of 'Cyber War']]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:41:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/slack-imgs.com.png
Baby monitors, thermostats, home surveillance cameras -- these gadgets are not what comes to mind when picturing an evil army, but cybersecurity experts warn that malicious hackers are using common household...

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<![CDATA[Comcast Unveils New High-Tech Center in New Jersey]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:29:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000018007924_1200x675_812469827916.jpg
The new Comcast High-Tech Center in Voorhees, New Jersey adds nearly 250 workers to help technicians in the field. Comcast is the parent company of NBC10.]]>
<![CDATA[Cyber Criminals Could Be Hacking Your Work Space]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:10:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000018003404_1200x675_812221507928.jpg
Cyber criminals are targeting your work space and you may not even know it. NBC10’s Matt DeLucia is in our Digital Operations Center to tell us how it’s being done and what you can do to prevent it.]]>
<![CDATA[Prevent Workplace Cybercrime]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:03:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000018002846_1200x675_812188739814.jpg
NBC10’s Matt DeLucia gives insight onto how to prevent your computer from being hacked.]]>
<![CDATA[Google's Digital Death Sentence]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 06:44:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16132525649141-google-generic.jpg
Some of Google's unwitting users are learning a harsh lesson: If you violate the company's policies, it can abruptly cut you off from your Gmail account, online photos and other vital digital services.

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<![CDATA[New App Connects Neighbors in New Castle County]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 21:51:40 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/New+Castle+Nextdoor+App+FURLONG+5P+PKG+-+00002100_21527863.jpg
People in New Castle County are using a new app to find everything from contractors, to babysitters and missing pets. NBC10 Delaware Bureau Reporter found out how the Nextdoor app can help keep your community...

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<![CDATA[Drone Do's and Don'ts]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 21:34:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Drone+Flying+Philly.jpg
A 20-year-old Drexel University student was arrested for violating several FAA rules when he flew a drone over a large student protest on Wednesday night. This prompted NBC10’s Randy Gyllenhaal to find out the...

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<![CDATA[Google Unveils New Weapon in Fight Against Terrorism ]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:14:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GOOGLE_AP_16118529018333.jpg
Developers at Jigsaw, Google's think-tank, are two months into a pilot project called Redirect, which aims to push web users searching for jihadist information toward content designed to counter the slick tools...

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<![CDATA[New Apps Help Identify Philly's Most Dangerous Buildings]]> Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:07:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/West+Philadelphia+Building+Collapse+6.jpg
Cell phones may play a huge role in reshaping the City of Brotherly Love.

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<![CDATA[Russia Continues Hacking, Gathering Intelligence on US]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 19:40:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-478186613cyber.jpg
Russia has always placed a top priority on gathering as much intelligence as it can about American government officials, and the team now gathering around the new president-elect is no exception.

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<![CDATA[Protecting the Public with New Safety App]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 19:12:58 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Delaware+Safety+App_21498436.jpg
Schools, malls and hospitals in New Castle County now have a better way to contact police in an emergency. NBC10 Delaware Bureau Reporter Tim Furlong has the details on the new app that can save lives with...]]>
<![CDATA[Twitter Takes New Steps to Address Cyberbullying]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:28:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Twitter-generic1.jpg
Twitter says it's giving users more tools to combat abuse that's becoming more common on the social media platform. Users are getting more options for muting tweets they don't want to see, the company said in a...

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<![CDATA[Cellphone Charger Explodes in College Student's Pocket]]> Fri, 11 Nov 2016 18:59:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Rowan+Student+Cellphone+Charger+Explodes+in+Pocket.jpg
The student suffered 3rd degree burns to his leg and hand, officials said.

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