<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:41:37 -0500 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:41:37 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Uber Finalizes Plans in Wilmington]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:31:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/4532534881.jpg
Uber is coming to Wilmington, Delaware and Zipcar could also soon arrive in town, according to a report.

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<![CDATA[7 Tech Trends for 2015]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:22:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP836878317132.jpg
Will 2015 be the year of wearable tech? The long-awaited Apple Watch will be making its debut in early 2015 and consumers will be able to get their hands on newly available 3D printers to make food and...

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<![CDATA[Company Unveils Electronically-Powered Skates]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:18:37 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1121-2014-RocketSkates.jpg
Acton, a Southern California company, has developed electronically-powered skates, with no pushing required.

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<![CDATA[Drone Tests to Start in New Jersey]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:38:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008721874_1200x675_361977923664.jpg
NBC10's Ted Greenberg explains how drones could be used to examine hurricane damage.]]>
<![CDATA[FB Shuttle Drivers “Like” Union Bid]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:11:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fb16.jpg
Shuttle bus drivers who take Facebook employees to and from Silicon Valley overwhelmingly gave the "thumbs up" to forming a union on Wednesday, after they had complained publicly for months about their low pay...

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<![CDATA[Google "Trekkers" Maps Hiking Trail]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:23:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1118-2014-GoogleTrekker1.jpg
Google "trekkers" are helping you map out your next hiking trip and get a feel for being on the trail. The backpack-type trekker carries 15 cameras and records the hiker's every move with the same technology...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:28:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-17+at+3.26.35+PM.png
The pro skateboarder tested the $10,000 prototype Hendo Hoverboard after husband and wife Greg and Jill Henderson launched a Kickstarter to fund it.
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<![CDATA[Fugitive of 12 Years Caught]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:53:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/11-14-14-Eduardo+Rodriguez+Juan+Carlos+Campos+Gamino.jpg
A fugitive wanted for murder on the lam for more than a decade was captured in Riverside, California, after police recognized photos of him on Facebook, federal authorities said Friday.

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<![CDATA[Techology Upgrade at Philly Boys & Girls Club]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:12:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008647920_1200x675_357895747640.jpg
Singing superstar Jordin Sparks joins Comcast's David Cohen as Comcast helps bridge a technology gap for the kids and the Wayne Avenue Boys & Girls Club. Comcast is the parent company of NBC10.]]>
<![CDATA[Comcast Apologizes for X1 Service Outages]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/Comcast+Center+XFinity.jpg
Comcast said it plans to make things right with customers who have been experiencing persistent television outages over the past few days. (Comcast is the parent company of NBC10).

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<![CDATA[Classic Arcade Games Now Playable Online]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:29:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-04+at+12.52.55+PM.png
A massive collection of classic, coin-operated arcade games are now available to play online in your web browser for free at the Internet Archive’s new Internet Arcade.]]>
<![CDATA[Pa. Students Create Phone Case to Deter Assaults]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 06:53:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/lifeshel+whistl+phone+case+assault+.jpg
Jogging along a trail in a safe community, Leah Yingling carried just a few items, including her cell phone, when an attacker suddenly came upon her. Yingling was able to dial 911 and the call was enough...

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<![CDATA[Sexting Scandal at Bucks County High School]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:55:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_sexting_batavia.jpg
A Bucks County school district alerted police and disciplined students after allegations of students sexting came to light.]]>
<![CDATA[University "Breeding Team" Creates New Apple From Honeycrisp]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 06:56:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_newapple1028_700x394.jpg
The Honeycrisp apple was created by the University of Minnesota's apple breeding team in the 1950s and released to the masses in 1991.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Offer Place to Sell Craigslist Items]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:36:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008504157_1200x675_349616707534.jpg
NBC10's Deanna Durante has tips on how you can safely sell and exchange items via Craigslist by meeting in a police parking lot in Montgomery County.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Students at the New WHYY Flash Media Labs]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:58:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008493126_1200x675_349122627791.jpg
The WHYY Flash Media Lab opened Tuesday in two Philadelphia Public Schools. NBC10 was there in the Northeast for the reveal.]]>
<![CDATA[NASA Rocket Explodes With NJ Students' Experiment]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:07:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wallops+Island+rocket+launch+explosion+1028-rocket.jpg
A group of South Jersey students watched in person as their award-winning science experiment blasted off toward the International Space Station Tuesday night, only to see the rocket carrying it explode...
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<![CDATA[Rocket Antares Explodes on Launch at Wallops Island]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:11:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008334662_1200x675_349125187669.jpg
The unmanned rocket Antares exploded after launch at Wallops Island on Virginia’s eastern shore. The rocket was carrying supplies to the International Space Station.]]>
<![CDATA[Rocket Launch Aborted Over Boat Just Before Blast-Off]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:59:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/15011952803_64c309615d_o.jpg
The planned launch of a rocket from a NASA launchpad in Virginia was aborted at the last minute Monday night, over a possible boat nearby in the launch area. But although the mission was aborted, skygazers...

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<![CDATA[911 Swatting Prank Targets NJ Man]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:02:44 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/226*120/Millville+Swatting.JPG
Harry Hairston and the NBC10 Investigators look into a 911 shooting prank that targeted a Millville video gamer's home. It's part of "Swatting" hoax that costs taxpayers thousands of dollars and puts...]]>
<![CDATA[Schools Officials Investigate Nude Pics, Lewd Tweets]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:24:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/elizabeth+schools+twitter+sexting.jpg
Officials in a New Jersey school district say they're investigating a sexting scandal involving multiple schools and they they've notified police.]]>
<![CDATA[Company Paid Workers $1.21 An Hour]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:47:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1022-2014-EFI.jpg
A California based tech company has been slapped with a fine and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in back wages after a United States Department of Labor investigation revealed the company paid workers $1.21...

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<![CDATA[Students Create 'Fear No Bully' App]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:05:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CR-smart-phone-050913.jpg
The "Fear No Bully" app was revealed in Delaware County by a team of students.]]>
<![CDATA[Apple Event: New iPads Announced]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:11:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/new-ipad-AP903945536056_0.jpg
Check out the newest products and programs tech giant Apple announced on Oct. 16, 2014.

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<![CDATA[Report Links GoPro to Brain Injury]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:12:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP886669197394.jpg
GoPro shares tumbled after reports linked the sports-camera maker to the ski accident of retired Formula 1 race car driver Michael Schumacher, sparking safety questions about the use of the cameras.

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<![CDATA[Teens Develop Brain-Teaser App]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:13:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/impossible+rush+app.jpg
Fifteen-year-old Chicago teen, Austin Valleskey, partnered up with an Australian teen of the same age to develop a popular brain-teaser app called “Impossible Rush.” With over 500,000 downloads at its peak, the...]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla to End Speculation Over "The D"]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:12:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/209*120/10-09-2014-tesla-model-s-470486031.jpg
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is expected to make an announcement Thursday night that should clear up a week of speculation that put "the D" in dramatic and a bump in the electric carmaker's stock price. The electric car...

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