<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:12:59 -0400 Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:12:59 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Meek Mill's 'Bike Life' App Debuts]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:38:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Meek+Mill+Smile.jpg
Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill released his second album -- and rolled out his first app -- this week.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Dramatic New Trailer for "Steve Jobs" Biopic]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:36:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jobs-fassbinder.jpg
A new trailer for the forthcoming Steve Jobs biopic reveals dramatic family and business conflicts.

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<![CDATA[New Jersey Man Putting Young Students on the Right Track]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:28:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/Go+Kart+School.JPG
A Trenton-area man is trying to change the lives of children, one go kart at a time.

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<![CDATA[Stephen Hawking Pops In For Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Q&A, Asks About 'Gravity and Other Forces' ]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:31:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/210*120/zuck-hawking.jpg
When Mark Zuckerberg does his Townhall Q&As on Facebook, thousands of people ask him questions.Sometimes famous people ask questions. On Tuesday, Stephen Hawking asked him a question.

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<![CDATA[Attack of the Leap Second: Sites Impacted]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:43:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazon-453056767.jpg
Amazon Web Services (AWS), which provides the Internet infrastructure for major sites like Instagram and Pinterest — and the main Amazon page — suffered a connectivity issue for nearly an hour Tuesday...

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<![CDATA[Apple Releases New Music Streaming Service]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:38:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-476371856.jpg
Apple's new music streaming service is finally here: Apple Music. n an attempt to compete with Spotify, Tidal, Rhapsody, Rdio and other streaming-music services, Apple Music combines downloaded music, streaming...]]>
<![CDATA[As Crashes Spike, Google Alerting Drivers of Railroad Crossings]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:58:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/car+vs+train+railroad+crossing+car+train+crash+generic.jpg
Every railroad crossing in our region will soon be plotted out on Google’s Maps application as federal regulators work to reduce a recent spike in accidents.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Lets Users Show Their Pride with Rainbow Filter]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:56:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-4786255681.jpg
Facebook is now offering a rainbow filter that anyone can overlay on his or her profile picture in the wake of Friday's landmark same-sex marriage ruling.
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<![CDATA[The Future Has Arrived: Hoverbike in the Works]]> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:15:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hoverbike1.jpg
A UK aeronautics company that once used Kickstarter to raise funds has a real hoverbike in the works. A prototype for the vehicle is moving forward with the help of the U.S. Department of Defense.

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<![CDATA[Apple Responds to Taylor Swift's Open Letter]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:59:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-476492963.jpg
Apple says it now plans to pay royalties to artists and record labels during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music service after pop superstar Taylor Swift criticized the company in an open letter...
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<![CDATA[Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:38:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gingrich14.jpg
After jokes about reviewing technology for Mashable arose on Twitter, it soon became a reality for Newt Gingrich who just wrote his first review on the Apple Watch.

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<![CDATA[Zuckerberg Gives $5M to Scholarship]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:59:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mark-zuckerberg.jpg
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are giving $5 million to a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrant students. The Facebook CEO and his wife Priscilla Chan announced their donation to TheDream.Us in a Facebook...

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<![CDATA[TIPS: Take Better Vacation Pix on your Smartphone]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:44:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/smartphone-better-pxi.jpg
More than 10 billion photos are taken each month. 6 billion of those are with smartphones. Accessories and apps can make the photo taking experience that much greater.]]>
<![CDATA[Can A Company Own the Word “Book?”]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 19:36:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Facebook-Logo1.jpg
Designbook’s pursuit of a trademark was met with objections from Facebook

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<![CDATA[Sandberg Pens Tribute to Husband]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:42:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sandberg-GettyImages-173218730.jpg
Facebook COO and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg penned a loving Facebook tribute Wednesday to her late husband, Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Goldberg, 30 days after he died after collapsing on a treadmill...

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<![CDATA[Levi's, Google to Make Smart Jeans]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:32:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Levi-Strauss-Real-Label.jpg
Your Levi's may one day control your smartphone, thanks to a new partnership with Google.

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<![CDATA[#MyNameIs: Rally Against FB Policy]]> Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:38:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sisterroma2.jpg
A protest is planned on Monday by people who claim that thousands of Facebook users are being “maliciously targeted” and reported and having their accounts suspended for having a "fake" name.

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<![CDATA[Apple Chief Tim Cook Gives $6.5M to Charity]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 19:00:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/162*120/TimCookiPad.jpg
Apple chief Tim Cook made a reported $6.56 donation to charity and continues to make his political views public.

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<![CDATA[Woman Finds Rare Apple Computer]]> Mon, 01 Jun 2015 05:32:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/2015-05-30_0-27-39.jpg
In early April, an older woman dropped off some unwanted computer junk to Clean Bay Area. It’s a company that recycles electronics. It turns out, it wasn’t junk at all.

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<![CDATA[Option to Text 911 Comes to Camden County]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 23:29:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010565528_1200x675_453703235844.jpg
The option to text 911 is coming to Camden County after freeholders voted to move forward with a $700,000 upgrade to its 911 system.]]>
<![CDATA[Charging Cellphone Sets Bed on Fire]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 14:53:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hamden+cellphone+fire.jpg
Fire officials are warning residents to be careful charging their devices after a cellphone ignited a bed and pillow in Hamden, Connecticut, overnight Friday, according to the fire department.

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<![CDATA[$169 PC For Endless Global Impact]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 19:40:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/endlesscomputer.jpg
A desktop computer with a $169 price tag could change the world's access to technology.

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<![CDATA[Local Students Create High-Tech Prosthetic Hands]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 20:56:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/High-Tech-Hands.jpg
A student project in Chester County is about more than getting a good grade. It could change two children's lives! NBC10's Deanna Durante has the latest on the amazing technology used to create these high-tech...]]>
<![CDATA[Angry Gamers Lash Out at Candy Crush Maker ]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 11:25:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/candy-crush.jpg
Lawsuit filed in Chicago in March accuses the maker of the gaming sensation of systematically deleting players’ "lives" in order to spur sales.

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<![CDATA[Hackers Take Down Philly Council Site, Post Pro-Islam Message]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 00:18:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/248*120/tlmd_hackers_compu_620.jpg
The morning after primary elections potentially reshaped Philadelphia’s City Council, hackers with a pro-Islam, anti-American message took down council’s website.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Shatters Guinness' Twitter Record]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 14:00:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/obama-blackberry-459365998.jpg
President Obama shattered a Twitterverse record when his new account @POTUS got one million followers in less than five hours, according to Guinness World Records. The Monday Twitter record beat one previously...

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<![CDATA["Hello, Twitter!" President Obama Gets His Own Account]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 12:43:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/obama-blackberry-459365998.jpg
President Barack Obama has joined the Twitterverse. With his second term more than halfway through, the president sent an inaugural tweet from a new @POTUS Twitter account on Monday.

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